CRIMEAN TOURISM AIMING FOR ABSOLUTE POST-SOVIET RECORD

Joe McClain -
Despite the skeptical predictions during the spring and certain infrastructural problems, the Crimean tourism industry showed very good results in the high tourist season of 2015....

RUSSIA TO IMPLEMENT TAX-FREE SYSTEM TO BOOST TOURISM

Nik Fes -
Russia is ready to implement a tax-free system on some retail goods starting from January 2018 for tourists. According to the authors of the initiative, this should become a driver of the inbound tour...

CRIMEAN BRIDGE TO OPENED SOONER THAN EXPECTED

Nik Fes -
Crimean bridge will be the largest bridge in Europe. More than 10 thousand builders are working at the site to construct the 19-kilometre-long bridge connecting the Crimean Peninsula with the Russian ...

RUSSIA LAUNCHES NEW HOTEL CLASSIFICATION

Nik Fes -
Today in Russia there are about 31 thousand hotels and 41 small accommodation facilities and all of these are now under a new regulation – mandatory hotel classification....

RUSSIA MOVING TO AN E-VISA REGIME STEP BY STEP

Vanderlei J. Pollack -
Russia is planning to move to an e-visa regime. At the moment, the situation is rather tangled with bureaucracy and the country is losing visitors due to the complicated and lengthy visa application p...
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