Efforts to promote tourism in between Russia and India recently came to the forefront at a Russia Centre of Science and Culture event dubbed “Russia as a Tourist Destination”. Held on March 12th, the event set the table for a programme for development of mutual tourist traffic between Russia and the countries of Eurasian Economic Union and India.
In September RIA Novosti announced a possible China investment in the Crimea via the head of the Chamber of Commerce of Simferopol, Alexander Basov.
One of Europe’s and the world’s most interesting regions, the countries that surround the Black Sea hold many of humankind’s most extraordinary historic and architectural treasures. Architecturally, the region is dotted with Roman, Greek, Ottoman, Byzantine, and neo-classic examples of our finest constructs. From the Crimea to Romania, down to Bulgaria, then to Turkey and Georgia, many largely underestimated wonders await new travelers. Here are but a very few magical ones.
According to reports from Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into effect travel promotional legislation including dropping the VAT tax on air travel starting June 1, 2014. Currently the VAT for air travel in Russia is 18%, according to the Voice of Russia.
In news from the II International Black Sea Tourism Forum in Yalta, Simferopol Serhat Fil has offered a cooperation in between local governments and private businesses in the Black Sea region. The Manager of the Turkish Airlines pointed to
“Go Crimea” as one of the regional projects that Turkish Airlines is engaging in with the Crimean Ministry of Resorts and Tourism.
Visitors to Yalta, on the Black Sea in the Ukraine, will have a very rare treat in store this Summer. According to Irina Fomenko, Deputy Director of Livadia Palace, the Romanov family solarium will be open for sightseeing.