Tag: Russian

Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight
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Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight

mm Alain St.Ange- October 31, 2019

Zanzibar is now receiving a weekly flight from Moscow throughout the European winter season, operated with a Boeing B747 of ... Read More

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

OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors
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OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market to host a series of B2B marketing events for exhibitors

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Organizers of the OTDYKH Leisure Trade Fair are offering a range of unmissable B2B marketing events for exhibitors to partake ... Read More

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan
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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

Russian Convention Bureau participated in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
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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

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

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

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport
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Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee
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Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for ... Read More

Arctic tourist train for foreign visitors launched in Russia
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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

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan
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Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”
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Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... Read More

Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers
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Russian visitors are coming to Asia Pacific in record numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 30, 2019

It’s a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct ... Read More

Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board
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Russian space tourism company to test-fly returnable capsule with dummy on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Russia’s CosmoCourse private space tourism company will send from one to six dummies for the first autonomous flight of a ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones
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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

Rome’s Circo Maximo takes visitors on a cutting-edge tour
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Rome’s Circo Maximo takes visitors on a cutting-edge tour

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 25, 2019

Opening to the public is an innovative project of enhancement in augmented reality and virtual reality of one of the ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies
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Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow travelers ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries
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Russia now has visa-free travel agreement with all 12 South American countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Russians need no entry visas to visit all the 12 South American countries now that a bilateral visa-free travel agreement ... Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash
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One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

A tourist bus carrying 60 Russian citizens overturned on the Siena-Florence highway in Italy, killing one and injuring at least ... Read More

Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors
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Russia ready to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Moscow is ready for further steps to ease visa requirements for Japanese visitors, speaker of the Russian Federation Council, the ... Read More

Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend
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Italy Tourism pulls in nearly 40 billion in international traveler spend

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday
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IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase
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Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.
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Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport
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Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkwBukD3nQs ... Read More

Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning
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Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism has issued a special warning to tourists traveling to Mongolia after two fatal cases of ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai
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Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining ... Read More

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

Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event
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Moscow selected to host annual GSMA Mobile 360 Series event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Eurasia conference, a regional event held as part of the activities of GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications Association), will ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’
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Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Russia's Aeroflot has been once again named the Favorite International Airline in China. The award was given to Aeroflot for ... Read More

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