Three new hotels comprising nearly 500 places will open in Yalta in the South and in the village of Ordzhonikidze in the East of the Crimean Peninsula in 2017. According to the Minister of Resorts and Tourism of the Republic Sergey Strelbitsky, new properties in Ordzhonikidze along with a new Bristol Hotel, will further modernize the peninsula’s accommodation choices.
In Crimea this Spring season will mark the 230th anniversary since the famous journey to the peninsula by Empress Catherine II.
Hollywood helped make the French Riviera and other European destination iconic and sexy. Moving images of starlets wading with painted toes in the Côte d’Azur tantalized or tormented us all back in the day, depending on the economic feasibility of getting crossing a sea or two. But of course these places were sensual and sensational long […]
In news from Crimea, authorities there have invited Italian entrepreneurs visiting the peninsula to invest in a marina development. The project, in the Crimean town of Balaklava, is focused on farming oysters and additional urban planning for the region.
CNN and other mainstream media need westerners to feel like geo-policy has somehow ruined the Crimea peninsula for tourism. Since voting to return to being Russian, the people of this fascinating part of the world have weathered a political blitz, sanctions, and outsiders doing everything possible to misrepresent the reality there. Here is a candid […]