Jul 13, 2018

S7 Airlines launches flights to Tashkent

A new flight route between Moscow and  the capital of Uzbekistan on 3 August 2018. Tickets for flights on the new route are already on sale

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Jul 9, 2018

Fifa 2018: out of the world, in tourism

Travel & Tourism revenues in Moscow are set to grow at an increasing pace of 6.6% per year in the years to 2026

Jul 7, 2018

Marmolada, queen of Dolomites, back in Trentino

But Zaia (President Veneto Region) says: “I will defend it tooth and nail”

Jun 22, 2018

Tourism in Europe: Spain is fine. Then Germany. Italy immediately after. France down

Growth of 46% in the Iberian Peninsula from 2010 to today. 34.8% in Germany. 33.8% in Italy

May 30, 2018

S7 Airlines launches flights from Novosibirsk to Kazan

From Novosibirsk to Kazan starting 3 June 2018

May 18, 2018

Fifa 2018, new audio guides for train journeys

There are 11 english language audio guides for the same number of destinations in Russia

May 15, 2018

Medvedev signs the Federal Program for Tourism Development

It will remain in effect in Russia until 2025

May 3, 2018

Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer programme wins four Freddie Awards

Aeroflot’s loyalty program, Aeroflot Bonus, has won three categories at the prestigious Freddie Awards: Best Elite Program, Best Customer Service and Best Redemption Ability. The Russia flag carrier’s frequent flyer programme also picked up the special 210 Award given to companies with the greatest growth potential. The award ceremony was held in Seattle.

Apr 30, 2018

Kazakhstan to start issuing e-visas in July

Kazakhstan will start issuing electronic visas July 1 as part of the Digital Kazakhstan programme. Visitors will be able to apply online through an electronic portal

Apr 26, 2018

Rome, Russians and Chinese push growth

2.4 million tourists have come since the beginning of the year. The United States is always the first market, but forecasts for late spring look to the east

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Jun 14, 2017

Foreign fans to visit 2018 FIFA World Cup visa-free

Yevgeny Ivanov, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department, confirmed

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Jan 24, 2017

Not all roads lead to Rome

Italian hotel association: tourist flows in Rome last year didn’t meet expectations

Jan 10, 2017

Belarus introduces visa free regime for 80 states

Belarus cancels visas for citizens of 80 states, including US and EU states

Jan 3, 2017

Kazakhstan facilitates visa regime for 45 countries

The Republic of Kazakistan introduces visa-free regime for 45 countries and adopts new rules of invitation registration and visa issuance

Dec 30, 2016

Moscow Metro to work around the clock on New Year’s Eve

The underground in Moscow will also be open 24 hours a day during the City Day and 24/7 during 2018 FIFA World Cup

Dec 28, 2016

Moscow proposes cheap mobile phone tariffs for 2018 FIFA

Moscow government wants special mobile phone tariffs for visitors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Dec 19, 2016

Japan to easier visa regulation for Russians

The easing of visa requirements will help bolster mutual ties

Nov 25, 2016

Medical tourism is gaining momentum in Russia

Russians are getting increasingly interested in medical treatment abroad. One of the most popular places for this kind of travel is Italy

Nov 24, 2016

Moscow to fingerprint foreigners from 2017

According to Russian Ministry of Interior, all foreign nationals arriving in Russia will be fingerprinted

Nov 10, 2016

Finance Ministry to prepare a bill on tax-free by Dec. 2016

First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov has charged the Finance Ministry to prepare a bill introducing VAT refund system in Russia

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