Greece is among the 10 most best-selling destinations of Russian travelers that are planning a trip abroad this autumn.
Greece Named “Top Destination with Best Beaches in Europe” at MITT 2018
On Wednesday March 14th, Greece was honored as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe, by ITE Group, the organizer of the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2018 Moscow.
Tokyo Woos Russian Travelers to Japan
This week Moscow hotel “Radisson Slavyanskaya” held an event for the travel agencies and the media, and organized a new office for the promotion of tourism in Tokyo, for Russia under the motto “In Tokyo. A Meeting of Old and New.
Turkey Expects 5 Million Plus Russian Tourists in 2018
A recent travel agreement between Russia and Egypt has refocused attention on the Turkey tourism. Turkey expects five million plus Russians this season.
Greece Eases Visa Regime for Some Russian Travelers
The government of Greece has approved for 2017 a simplified visa regime for Russians arriving by ferry from Turkey to the Greek Islands of the Aegean (Rhodes, KOs, Lesbos, etc.). Dimitris Haitidis, the head of the Greek TEZ Tour, citing a source familiar with the situation.
World Tourism Forum Moscow: Focus Turkey
In Moscow last weekend the World Tourism Forum at the Ritz-Carlton brought together professionals of the tourism industry of Turkey, Russia and other countries, along with investors and government representatives. The big topic of discussion was Russian-Turkish tourism for the coming season, along with expectations of professionals in the industry.
Russian Tour Companies Deep Discount Summer 2017
In news from Russia’s tour operators, early sales of tours in Russia and abroad for the summer of 2017 are now underway. With maximum discounts of up to 50%, the Association of Tour Operators Russia (ATOR) announcement promises a sparkling year for recipients of touring Russians.
Spain is Top Destination for Russian Tourists
According to the press service of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Spain has become the most popular destination for Russian travelers. Outbound Russian tourist flows are rebounding, especially for vacation packages. Tour operators note that most Russians vacationers prefer economizing on excursions.
Vladimir Putin Says Egypt & Turkey Travel Problematic
Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed last week the situation with regard to Russian tourists once again visiting Egyptian and Turkish resorts. Mr. Putin spoke in an annual Q&A session before the Russian people, saying no good solution has been found for ensuring security of Russian tourists in Egypt.
TUI Says Bulgaria Is New Russia Booking Hot Spot
According to TUI Russia, Bulgaria may soon be the chosen destinations of Russian tourists intent on vacations this coming Summer. Travel Russian News reported o Friday, Bulgaria having garnered some 60% of early bookings by tourists so far.
Russia Tourists to Flow to Egypt Again
Last week the Chairman of the Russian state Duma, Sergei Naryshkin announced the imminent return of touristic flows from Russia to Egypt soon. Since the tragic downing of the A321 airliner outbound from Sharm El Sheikh in October, 2015, popular Egyptian destinations saw virtually no visits from Russians.
Greece Loses Russia Travelers to Agency Flop
For the Greece tourism sector sanctions against Russia may have already spoiled the end of an otherwise record summer touristic season. At least this is partially true for customers of one of Russia’s largest Greek focused tourism agencies, Labirint. The company, the third to fail in Russia ins the last few months, has put Russian travelers at a disadvantage even though officials say current trips are secure.
Cyprus Worries Over Russian Tourism
The economies of the EU versus Russia Crimea situation extend farther afield than some visa denials and wanton sanctions against the Russian Federation. With regional tourism massively affected by Russian tourists rubles, how can the EU further a NATO agenda and not hurt places like Spain, Italy, Greece, and Cyprus?
Hungary Becomes Magnet For Russian Tourists
Hungary is now high on the list of must-see destinations for Russian tourists, with the number of arrivals in that country rising by more than 30% during the last year. As expected, the capital city Budapest remains the most popular destination in the country.
Greece Targets Russian Tourists
Russia has recently become the go to market for countries seeking to boost tourism. Greece is the latest to hit the news with a Russia-focused strategy as 50 Russian tour operators are expected to attend a Greek-Russian tourism forum that will take place in Athens on Sunday, 10th of February at the Acropolis Museum. The […]