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What crisis? Russian tourists not canceling their Middle East trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

According to the Vice President of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Russian travelers are not calling off ... Read More

Russian tourists can now travel to 89 countries without visa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

According to Russia's Foreign Ministry, the number of countries that do not require Russian citizens to obtain entry visas has ... Read More

Tunisia is a booming tourist hot spot for Russians on a budget

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019

From January to November 2019, approximately 632,000 Russian holidaymakers have visited Tunisia. About 3000 are expected to do so before ... Read More

Italy to start issuing 5-year Schengen visas to Russian tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

In 2020, Russians, who are planning to travel throughout Europe, will be able to get a Schengen visa valid for ... Read More

Dozens of foreign tourists injured in Dominican tour bus and truck collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Dominican Republic's Civil Defense agency said that nearly two dozen foreign visitors for injured, some severely, after their tour bus ... Read More

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Travelers from Russia visiting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and ... Read More

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

More than half of  Russian holidaymakers postponed or skipped their trip this year due to financial problems, Russian RIA Novosti ... Read More

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, plans to compete with Turkey in tourism ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, China, ... Read More

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Transcaucasian Republic of Azerbaijan is welcoming a growing number of visitors from neighboring Russia and tourist arrival numbers forecasted to ... Read More

It’s cheaper abroad: Russian hotels pricing themselves out of the market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Many Russian citizens are planning a vacation abroad this summer, according to Russian hotel booking-tracking service Ostrovok. Company experts analyzed ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show ... Read More

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau sent a tourism promotion delegation to attend Intourmarket-2019, the international travel fair ... Read More

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase ... Read More

Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018

The Red Sea resorts in Egypt have been working hard recently on attracting the Chinese tourists, said Abdullah in an ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety ... Read More

One passenger killed, 44 injured in Zurich tour bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018

At least one person was killed and 44 injured after a passenger bus swerved and hit a wall on a ... 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: Russian visitors stay longer, spend more

editor editor- December 10, 2013

HAGATNA, Guam - Guam tourism officials say Russian tourists spend more and stay longer when visiting the unincorporated U.S. territory. Read More

Tourism Ireland goes after wealthy Russians

editor editor- June 10, 2013

DUBLIN, Ireland - Russian zillionaires such as Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov could soon be spotted ... Read More

Russian consul: Number of Russian tourists to Goa will reach 200000

editor editor- May 21, 2013

PANAJI, Goa — The number of Russian tourists to Goa could soon touch 200,000 annually, newly-appointed Russian honorary consul in ... Read More

Russian tourist kills fellow traveler in Vietnam

editor editor- May 20, 2013

MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian tourist died after a fight with his compatriot and fellow-traveler in a coastal city of ... Read More

Russia becomes second largest tourism source market for Dominican Republic

editor editor- May 7, 2013

Russia is already the second most important source market for the Dominican Republic from the European continent, second only to ... Read More

Five killed, 19 injured in Belgium tour bus crash

editor editor- April 16, 2013

MOSCOW, Russia - Two aircraft sent by the Russian Emergencies Ministry to Belgium following a tourist bus crash in the ... Read More

Big-spending Russians boost Spain’s tourism industry

editor editor- February 25, 2013

MADRID, Spain - Big-spending Russian tourists are flocking to Spain's beaches and famous landmarks in ever greater numbers, providing a ... Read More

Russian tourists lift Cyprus’s tourist arrivals to a seven-year high

editor editor- January 23, 2013

An influx of Russian holidaymakers lifted Cyprus's tourist arrivals to a seven-year high in 2012, offering rare good news to ... Read More

Cuba experiencing Russian tourist invasion

editor editor- September 8, 2012

According to the Cuban government, tourism from Russia has more than doubled in the last two years, an influx tour ... Read More

Bankrupt tour operator leaves Russian tourists stranded in Bulgaria

editor editor- September 4, 2012

Russian tourists brought to Bulgaria by the now-bankrupt Russian tour operator Cherry Tour have been asked to pay twice for ... Read More

Russian travelers suffer particularly awful week

editor editor- September 3, 2012

From being pegged as the world’s worst-dressed tourists to having been stranded in their vacation destinations to, Russian travelers have ... Read More

Georgian President: Russian Foreign Minister advertising Georgia well

editor editor- April 21, 2012

By advising its citizens not to travel to Georgia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is in fact advertising Georgia and ... Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 46 injured in Cambodian bus crash

editor editor- March 1, 2012

One Russian tourist died instantly and 46 other passengers – largely foreigners – were injured and rushed to hospital yesterday ... Read More

Indian MP: Goa needs protection from Russian, Israeli tourists

editor editor- February 22, 2012

A member of the Indian parliament’s upper house voiced concern over Russian and Israeli tourists occupying villages in the Indian ... Read More

Foreign tourists in Maldives warned to exercise caution

editor editor- February 8, 2012

The Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed stepped down on Tuesday following weeks of unrest. He handed over power to Vice President ... Read More

300 Russians stuck in Vietnam as tour operator goes bankrupt

editor editor- February 1, 2012

At least 300 Russian tourists are stranded in the resort town of Mui Ne after a major Russian tourism firm ... Read More