Henley & Partners, the leading global investment migration firm, welcomes today’s announcement by the Government of Montenegro that it will be launching a citizenship-by-investment program in October. It follows the decision a few weeks ago by another European nation, Moldova, to award Henley & Partners the mandate to design, implement, and promote its much-anticipated Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) program.
The outlook for growth in the hospitality industry in Eastern Europe is bright when looked at from the hotel investment angle. Judging from the number of projects slated for completion before the end of 2018, new hotels from Budapest to Dubrovnik will be cropping up across the region.
Beginning October 26th Russia’s Aeroflot will launch regular flights for routes in between Moscow — Tbilisi — Moscow and Moscow — Chisinau — Moscow. The airline intends to launch daily flights to the Georgia capital using the Airbus A320 from Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal D.
Russian online hotel reservations service Oktogo.ru has announced the most popular CIS cities for Russian travelers for May holidays. The top cities, Minsk, Tashkent, Almaty, Baku, Kiev, Yerevan, Kishinev, Astana, Bishkek and Lvov beat out Georgia’s Tbilisi.
The European Commission has granted Moldovan citizens no visas travel to the EU beginning on today. In a move the EU says will deepen the relationship with East European nation in “defiance of Russia”, Moldova would seem to be a pawn in a much larger NATO game. In this report from Reuters, it’s made clear Moldova, […]
Travel and tourism for Russia is up this year despite slow progress on the free visa issue. The EU’s apparent stalling of Russia on free travel is holding up what could be a boom for the industry worldwide. Business between the EU and the Russian Federation could take many countries out of the recession with expanded cooperation, so just why the EU is holding back makes little sense to many.
EU Ambassasors and Moldova official begin hammering out free-visa rules. Meetings in Luxembourg today may signal a new era of travel to and from one of Eastern Europe’s most difficult countries to travel to. European Commission authoring of a new protocol will be needed, but it is expected Moldova’s new tourism goals match those of the Russian Federation.