RACING TOURISM: F1 IN SOCHI BENEFITS NOT ONLY THE CITY

Nik Fes -
If there is an example of sport increasing the attractiveness of a tourist destination, it is Sochi. The city was the venue of the Winter Olympics and in 2018 it will host a couple of matches of the F...

RUSSIAN TOURISM – DOMESTIC TOURS ARE POPULAR BUT INTL TRAVEL GOES DOWN

Nik Fes -
In Russia, the sales of tours to foreign countries during the summer season have decreased by 25-30% compared to last year according to the Association of Russian tour operators (ATOR). Moreover, some...

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 ...
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