Russia

  • Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Russia’s St. Petersburg as Ambitious Expansion Plans Continue

    Published on : Monday, October 9, 2017

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will launch flights to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, later this year, doubling the Russian routes operated by the five-star carrier. The new daily service, which starts on 19 December 2017, …

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  • Russian tourism is flourished by Ukraine tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    There are the numbers of Ukrainian tourists visit to Russia increasing in the recent years.     The tourists of Ukraine increases in the first half of 2017 increased by 56.1 percent, while the number of those who left for …

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  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises will begin Russia exploration in 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    The Miami-based luxury line New Regent itinerary has announced the plan for a voyage to the Arctic Ocean and the passengers can have an access to the remote areas of Russia.     This unusual new itinerary from Regent Seven …

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  • Devastating mudslide in Mount Elbrus stranded more than 500 tourists

    Published on : Saturday, September 2, 2017

    Mount Elbrus has witnessed massive mudslide which resulted in the snapping of the communication links with the other major cities of Russia.   This devastating mudflow descended early on Friday in the Elbrus region of Elbrus District from the Adyl-Suu …

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  • Wizz Air began its new service to St. Petersburg

    Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017

    Wizz Air is one of the Hungarian low cost airlines began its new services to St. Petersburg.     The strategy of the Budapest Airport is developing its route network to the east, when the Hungarian gateway launched its second …

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  • Bus plunges into sea, kills at least 18 in Russia

    Published on : Friday, August 25, 2017

    In the southern portion of Russia, a bus suddenly plunged headlong into Black Sea killing at least 18 people. It had been carrying mainly construction workers.   And, eight other people had been injured and out of them five were …

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  • US halts tourist visa for 8 days, Russian tourists affected

    Published on : Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    The U.S. Embassy in Russia has decided to cease the issuance of visas for Russian tourists on Monday for a period of eight days in reaction to the Russian decision to cut off embassy staff.   The U.S. embassy has …

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  • Tourists could be set to splash out £2.4 billion in summer spending spree

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    New data from Worldpay suggests that overseas visitors could spend as much as £2.4 billion this summer, following a particularly prolific period of shopping by Middle Eastern tourists.     New data from the payments processor revealed an influx of …

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  • St. Petersburg expecting huge growth in its foreign investment

    Published on : Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Since the beginning of 2017, foreign investment has been increasing in St. Petersburg, one of Russia’s most beautiful and storied cities.  Situated right beside the Baltic Sea, the city is not only the fourth largest city in Europe but also …

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  • Prague sees an increase in the Russian tourist figures

    Published on : Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017 , 1 380 000 people visited Prague, who altogether spend 3 200 000 nights here. Prague City Tourism recorded a significant increase in a number of visitors coming from Russia. In the first three …

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  • China and Russia reap from booming opportunities of Red Tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Chinese visitors are now taken to iconic sites in Moscow such as Lenin’s Mausoleum, the Kremlin and Red Square.   According to Shu, a tour guide, “Most of my tourists are senior citizens who experienced the ‘honeymoon phase’ between China …

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  • Russia relaxes visa policies on Turkey

    Published on : Thursday, June 1, 2017

    This Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a declaration which says about relaxing some restrictions on Turkey in terms of business and visa-free entry inflicted after Ankara gunshot a Russian warplane on the border areas of Syria. In Kremlin website, …

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  • Russia attracts Halal vacationers

    Published on : Monday, May 29, 2017

    In comparison to 2016’s list, Russia enhanced its position five times better. MasterCard and CrescentRating, world’s leading authority on Halal travel, graded 130 countries and made a comparison of their suitability for a family vacation on the basis of services …

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  • Lack of good quality economy class hotels in Russia

    Published on : Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Quality economy class hotels are hard to find in Russia, as per a survey of hotel operators by RBTH. Vadim Prassov, Vice-President of the Russian Federation of Restaurant and Hotel Operators, said that the situation varies from city to city. …

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  • Russia simplifies visa rules to attract tourists, investors to Far East

    Published on : Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Russia is going to make it simpler for the citizens of 18 countries to enter the port city of Vladivostok with an aim to attract gamblers to new casinos and also investors to the resourceful and yet untapped region of …

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  • Aeroflot named as the strongest global airline brand

    Published on : Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, which earlier this year named Aeroflot the world’s strongest airline brand. Both awards were presented to Vitaly Saveliev, …

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  • Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures invite guests to experience Norway sailings

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exciting locales with Port Adventures like only Disney can do during its Europe and Norway sailings, beginning May 2017 when the Disney Magic returns to Europe for the summer.   …

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  • Russia dreams of sending space tourists to the moon in four years

    Published on : Thursday, February 23, 2017

    The leading aerospace design contractor of Russia is looking forward to start sending its tourists to the moon within the year 2021, as declared by the CEO of the company.   Vladimir Solnstev, the head of Energia said that the …

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  • China Eastern Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to breakdown

    Published on : Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Passengers on a flight to Shanghai from London started panicking when their passenger plane of China Eastern Airlines was forced to go for an emergency landing in Russia.   Flight MU552 had taken off from Heathrow Airport around 9 p.m. …

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  • Israel tourism rises 27% in January over last year

    Published on : Monday, February 13, 2017

    The tourism industry of Israel witnessed a rise of nearly 27% in January 2017 over the same month in 2016, according to the official figures of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). As much as 222,000 people entered Israel in …

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