In news from Ctrip, China’s largest travel agency, tourist flows from China to Russia increased by 150 percent in January-July compared to the corresponding period last year.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has just signed into law instruments that will greatly improve Russia’s tourism product. These instruments address prices, emergency aid, and setting up a personal liability fund by and for tourism operators. The move is seen as a positive one in lieu of the forthcoming FIFA World Cup. According to the news from […]
Speaking of great programs across Europe and the world, in Russia kids can use concessional travel on trains at half the normal price beginning July 1st. Some 2.5 million Russian children aged 10 to 17 years will benefit according to the head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
At “Expocentre” this week the 24th International Tourism Exhibition MITT 2017 has been one of the year’s early sensations. Set to be exclusively B2B this time around, the event saw a significant increase in visitors this year.
In Crimea this Spring season will mark the 230th anniversary since the famous journey to the peninsula by Empress Catherine II.
Sheremetyevo International Airport will take part in the campaign to promote Russia on the domestic and international markets according to news from the entity.
Azerbaijan and Dagestan promise to create a touristic corridor with northern neighbor, Russia. According to news from Azerbaijan, a federal project to create a “green corridor” is underway in order to reduce barriers for tourists both ways.
According to news from Interfax, the a new regional tour operator will being doing business out of the Voronezh International Airport , according to the airport’s Deputy Director General Alexander Vasiliev.
In news from TASS, a Visit Russia travel office has opened for the first time in Kuwait. The Russian Minister of Culture, Vladimir Medinsky attended a ceremony, along with the Deputy Head of Russian Federal Tourism, Sergie Korneev.
More and more, touristic flows from China to Russia are in the news. According to reports, more than 400,000 Chinese visited Russian in 2014 alone, and the most recent numbers show double this many tourists. Chinese travelers listed Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ulyanovsk, and Kazan as their most desireable destinations in 2014. But other destinations like Sochi […]
For the first time ever, the regions of North Caucasian Federal district were United on a single exhibition stand at Intourmarket (ITM) 2016.
Last Friday, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters flights to Egypt may resume this Summer. Answering questions all during last week at various meetups, the minister expressed hope that the vital touristic links in between Russia and Egypt might be reconnected.
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.
Just 14 kilometers from Novorossiysk, Abrau-Durso it is a small mountain village famous for its inherent beauty, and for being the home of Russia’s sparkling wines.
Yesterday , Russian President Vladimir Putin called for visa-free travel for visitors from India and South Africa.