Last Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin toured the Kerch Strait bridge project, overseeing the progress of one of the region’s most critical economic projects.
According to the latest tourism news from Sevastopol on the Crimea peninsula, the Mayor of Nice plans to visit Yalta to sign a cooperation agreement between the two cities. Christian Estrosi, will travel to Crimea in May in what is in effect, a continuation of an ongoing intercity relationship.
In news from Crimea, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has just signed a decree naming more than 220 cultural heritage sites in Crimea. The decree creates a legal framework for setting about preserving, popularizing, and protecting cultural heritage on the Crimea peninsula.
Yesterday , Russian President Vladimir Putin called for visa-free travel for visitors from India and South Africa.
News from Crimea this Summer speaks volumes for Russia’s internal and outbound travel market, as Crimea travel spots boast touristic gains. The economic tensions applied by western powers over Crimea’s return to Russia have had their effects.
In September RIA Novosti announced a possible China investment in the Crimea via the head of the Chamber of Commerce of Simferopol, Alexander Basov.
Chances are you’ve only heard about the Crimea peninsula via news of a political nature lately. But for those interested in new and fascinating places to see and experience, this Black Sea gem offers its own world of intrigue, history, and vacation bliss too. Here’s a sampling of the best resorts and hotels in Crimea from TripAdvisor.
North Caucasus airline Grozny Avia will now fly to the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula in between Yerevan, and Crimea’s Simferopol.
To better understand eastern Europe, one has to understand how the whole continent of Europe developed over the centuries. As the world watches events in Crimea and Ukraine develop today, it’s important that we understand the nature of conflict and society, and of borders.
The negative domino effects from the unrest in Ukraine are being felt all over Europe. In Slovenia hotels are reporting a 20% drop in numbers of Russian tourists already. This dramatic number, from Euronews, represents fully 6% of tourists to that country. But Slovenia is not the only European country being slammed.
Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces that Dobrolet, its wholly owned low-cost carrier subsidiary, has completed its first commercial flight from Moscow to Simferopol.
With its virtually sub-tropical climate, its seaside location, the health-resort potential and now, with backing from the local government, the Crimea is set to become the capital of Eastern European tourism. These ambitious dreams were voiced by Vasyl Dzharty, the Prime Minister of the Crimea during a recent two day trip to Brussels and London. […]
Ukraine’s Chatyr – Dag holds untold wonders for the outdoors adventurer, but none more fascinating than Marble Cave. Only very recently discovered, this subterranean marvel is already Europe’s second most visited spelunker site. The three main chambers of Marble Cave are available for visitors to explore via guided tour. For the really adventurous professional explorer, only half the cave has been explored so far.