Tag: Saint Petersburg

UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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