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...

SOCHI TOURISM THRIVES ALSO THANKS TO SPORT AND MICE TRAVELERS

Bill Alen -
Sochi has a reputation of the “summer capital of Russia”, despite the fact that there is just as much for travelers to see and do up in the mountains as there is besides the sunny shore. In fact, Soch...

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...
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