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...

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....
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