Russian Hospitality Awards is a unique business platform for cooperation and communication in between key figures in the tourism industry.
The Russian State Duma has announced the decision to consult further on the bill that would prohibit residential buildings from being transformed into hotels and hostels. The first Deputy head of the party “United Russia”, Andrey Isaev made the announcement late last week.
Last week the Lotte Hotel Moscow was the scene of the Second Annual Russian Hospitality Awards. The black tie ceremony featured the top business owners, hotel managers, and leading global hospitality decision makers as well as business and lifestyle media.
As of October 21st Hotel services inside Russia must conform to new governmental rules meant to regulate the industry. The Ministry for Culture of Russia reported on these new legislation that will bind hotels and other hospitality providers aimed at previously unregulated discrepancies.
In a world full of hospitality choices, amid a hotel landscape where everywhere feels like the same place, it is not easy to find a truly unique experience.
Big news from leading hotels group IHG, one of the world’s leading hospitality brands has announced their launch of the Holiday Inn Express® brand across Russia.
With doubt cast over European business amid east-west tensions of late, finding a business person positive about growing in this market, it’s pretty rare. The latest investment/development made by Russian entrepreneur Yelena Baturina, owner of the Grand Tirolia hotel in Kitzbuhel, Austria, bears scrutiny today, if for no other reason than shining a ray of hope on European progress.
Aeroflot and Russia’s largest international hotel operator have partnered for an international guest rewards program. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, Russias biggest airline, announced the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer program.
According to a STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, some 925 new hotels with 149 thousand plus rooms are under development in Europe.
A report from KPMG; ‘International Hotel Operators in Russia’, tells of major hotel brands expanding to twice their current presence by the year 2018. Last year’s accelerated growth and the immediate future are discussed, as well as extended reach within the country.
The KPMG data shows that not only are key centers like Moscow
What with Russia getting ready to welcome thousands of foreign visitors from all corners of the globe when it plays host to some of the world’s biggest sporting events in the next few years, officials are undoubtedly keen to make a good impression on them.
In the coming months the Russian Federation will be ever increasingly in travel news leading up to Sochi 2014. For people in the online hotel booking space, and other hospitality sectors too, Russia presents a special set of potentials and hurdles as well, this is widely accepted. Many questions exist where online travel in Russia is concerned, we hope this post will clarify a few.
In Russian Federation hotelier news, IHG has announced plans for a managed service center that will offer guests support services in Russia and the CIS. Scheduled to open in early 2013, the Moscow center will let IHG Hotels offer features not previously available in the region.
Times in hospitality, they are a changing. news from the Russian Federation last week tells of an iconic stay in Moscow being auctioned. The Hotel Metropol, a Moscow landmark, was sold last Thursday to entrepreneur Alexander Klyachin.
Travelers researching a trip to the Russian Federation will, undoubtedly, feel directed toward Moscow and St. Petersburg, the country’s most visited destinations. It’s a little bit funny, a country nearly as big as Canada and China combined, is so virtually unknown as to be famous for two places only.