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.
Crimea 2017: Celebrating the Visit of Empress Catherine II
In Crimea this Spring season will mark the 230th anniversary since the famous journey to the peninsula by Empress Catherine II.
Four of Europe’s Sexiest Seaside Escapes
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 […]
Italy Entrepreneurs Eye Crimea Developments
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.
Crimea for Vacation: Beyond CNN and the Political Stir
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 […]
10 Reasons to Visit Crimea This Summer
If you are at a loss as to where to go on vacation this Summer, then make a trip to Crimea, trust us, you will never forget the hospitality and wonders abounding there. The Crimean peninsula is another whole world packed into one scenic, cultural experience.
Crimea Cruise Excursions Crank Up for Summer
According to news from Simferopol, offshore cruises have begun off Crimea for a tourist season officials expect will see 6 million visitors to the peninsula.
Putin Oversees Kerch Strait Bridge to Crimea
Last Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin toured the Kerch Strait bridge project, overseeing the progress of one of the region’s most critical economic projects.
Crimean Russia Gaining Acceptance & Tourists
According to the latest tourism news from Sevastopol on the Crimea peninsula, the Mayor of Nice plans to visit Yalta to sign a cooperation agreement between the two cities. Christian Estrosi, will travel to Crimea in May in what is in effect, a continuation of an ongoing intercity relationship.
Exploring Ukraine on the Dnieper
In the first of a new series, we will take a look at one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of Eastern European travel, the river cruise. Touring Europe via river boat or barge is not new, but for those who have never experienced the continent via river, new horizons await.