The prime ministers of Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania and the president of Serbia say their countries will bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
Russia’s Putin Amends Tourism Laws Ahead of World Cup
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 […]
EgyptAir to Launch Direct Cairo to Moscow Flights
Beginning February 1st “EgyptAir” will launch direct flights between Moscow and Cairo three times a week, according to the air carrier.
Chinese Visits to Russia Grow Geometrically
According to the Press Secretary of the Federal Tourism Agency of Russia (Rostourism), Irina Shegolkova there was an increase of 185% of Chinese tourist taking the free visa path in early 2015. The new Russia-China accord also foretells of paradigm shifts in touristic flows and paths in the CIS as well.
IAVRA Vacation Inquiries Point to World Cup 2014
Leading B2B vacation rental platform IAVRA has just announced latest reported inquiries for the coming World Cup 2014 and seasonal rental trends. According to the company chalets and city apartments top the list for Brazil, while a surge in Christmas inquiries show prominence with IAVRA agents.
Viva Brazil! A Guide to the 2014 FIFA World Cup
One country, 12 host cities and 3.3 million tickets. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is from June 12 to July 13 in Brazil, and it’s guaranteed to be festive to the extreme. In preparation, Brazil is currently doing renovations in 13 airports and reworking the infrastructure of 12 cities.
World Cup Hotel Rates To Go Through The Roof
Fans travelling to the next three football World Cups to support their teams have been warned that they can expect to pay a small fortune for their hotel rooms by the time the tournaments come round. The warning, given by the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index, came after its latest stats showed that average room rates […]
South Africa Tourism Rides World Cup Success
Tourism is going to play an even greater role in South African’s lives that ever before, in terms of job creation and economic development, said Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk this week. “We are well positioned as a tourist destination. Our efforts before and after the World Cup have had a big impact,” said the […]