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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

The key theme of RCB's participation at SPIEF'2109, presented in various formats was "Politics and Business: Effective Interaction for Development ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of ... Read More

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Russia will present the MC-21 medium-haul airliner, it is developing, to the public for the first time at the MAKS-2019 ... Read More

Holiday Inn Hotel to open near Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Minister of Investments and Innovations in Moscow region Michael An, Director of Moscow Domodedovo Airport Igor Borisov, and MC Sobor ... Read More

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Russian Far East Investment and Export agency announced that the first charter train to Russia's Arctic region will set off ... Read More

Passenger volume climbs at Frankfurt and most of the Group airports

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than six million passengers in April 2019, a gain of 5.1 percent year-on-year. This noticeable ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when ... Read More

Seychelles Islands converge to Russia to meet partners in Moscow and St. Petersburg

editor editor- April 26, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hit Moscow and St Petersburg in full flare, as a Seychelles oasis was created by ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 12, 2019

Passenger traffic rises at Frankfurt Airport - Fraport's Group airports worldwide largely report positive performance In the first three months ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

Russia prepares for OTDYKH International Travel Market and UNWTO General Assembly

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Two landmark events in the Russian travel industry – which take place this September – mark not only an important ... Read More

St. Petersburg’s Expoforum to increase focus on international markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Expoforum, the newly built congress and exhibition center located in Russia’s historic imperial capital city St. Petersburg, is taking steps ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures February 2019:  Positive Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Passenger traffic rises at FRA and Group airports worldwide In February 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 4.5 million ... Read More

Russia’s Northern Capital hosts 2019 Strategic Alliance of National Convention Bureaux of Europe event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe will hold their meeting in Russia this year, ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over DOJ and DOD facilities

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's ... Read More

Chinese tourists put Russia in top three most popular European travel destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

China’s largest travel company, Ctrip, says that Russia was in the top three (after the United Kingdom and France) most ... Read More

KKK Christmas? Christmas trees ‘vandalized’ in Russia’s St. Petersburg

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

Dozens of Christmas trees were made to appear as if a peculiar Ku Klux Klan chapter had sprung up in ... Read More

Powerful new flight deals search engine launches

editor editor- December 14, 2018

A new search engine pinpoints the cheapest dates to fly in the entire year or during a particular month. Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018

Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 5.24 million passengers in November 2018, a growth of 4.7 percent year-on-year. This development was driven ... Read More

Corinthia Hotels offers seasonal cheer

editor editor- December 10, 2018

The countdown is on to December 15, 2018, when luxury hotel collection Corinthia Hotels offers some seasonal cheer.  Read More

Four Seasons to pop down on KISMET superyacht

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will present the third installment of its original global event series in Miami aboard KISMET, ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, ... Read More

Alaska Airlines suspends Petersburg service due to runway closing

editor editor- March 21, 2009

Alaska Airlines will not operate in or out of Petersburg from March 23 to April 21, 2009 due to the ... Read More

Alaska Airlines to cancel Petersburg service next year due to runway closing

editor editor- December 16, 2008

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska Airlines will not operate in or out of Petersburg from March 23 to April 21, 2009 ... Read More