Oct 1, 2018

Kazakh minister reports on new tourism development strategy

The government set the goal of increasing the tourism share of the country’s GDP from the current 1.3 percent to 8 percent by 2023.

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Sep 18, 2018

DANKO stops tour operator activities

All tours are canceled from  September

Jul 19, 2018

Final tourist budget: 5.7 million visitors, 49% foreigners

Lomidze: “Next year the flow of foreign tourists to Russia will grow by 20%

Jul 19, 2018

Kazakhstan to create list of travel agencies qualified to assist international travelers

Kazakhstan’s Travel Agencies Association and Turistik Kamkor Corporate Fund plan to create a list of travel agencies qualified to assist Kazakhstan citizens

Jul 17, 2018

Booking out in the Crimea

The British Consulate General in St. Petersburg will close on July 31st

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

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

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Mar 9, 2018

Valtur closes

Asked for the “concordato”. No prospect for the future

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Feb 14, 2018

Aeroflot to tighten up enforcement of hand-luggage regulations

Passengers must present all baggage for registration, including hand luggage anadditional items carried at no extra charge in excess of the free baggage and hand-luggage allowance

Jan 24, 2018

Russian hotels hike prices by up to 5,000% for World Cup

A zero-star hotel in one of 11 Russian cities hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup this summer has raised its price by more than 5,000 percent, Russia’s tourism industry watchdog has said

Jan 15, 2018

Kazakhstan seeks ways to bolster tourism

Kazakhstan will enhance its tourism industry by developing a destination culture, mountain skiing and urban travel products, said managers of Kazakh Tourism, a new state-owned company tasked with developing tourism products

Jan 11, 2018

Aeroflot gains Level 3 NDC certification from IATA

Aeroflot has received Level 3 status under the New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme developed by IATA, the global airline association

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

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

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