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Europe Congress organizing first MeetingPlanners Russia event

The Russian economy is rising fast and the transformation becomes apparent in many industries, which reflects accordingly in MICE tourism.

Russia needs to work on tourism flows from US and Western...

Russia’s poor image overseas is holding back its inbound tourism industry’s ability to attract visitors from the US and Western Europe, reveals new research at World Travel Market’s (WTM) Vision

Moscow hosting international tourism exhibition

MOSCOW, Russia - Ministers of tourism and culture from 17 countries have come to Moscow to take part in a summit to discuss development of the global tourism industry.

WTM Vision Conference-Moscow to focus on Russian travel market

The second WTM Vision Conference-Moscow has an industry-leading line up to help senior industry delegates run their businesses.

Six of the best in Russia

LONDON, England - With new EasyJet flights to Moscow launching in the spring, and UK tour operators reporting an ever increasing demand for Russia tours, here are some suggestions for Moscow and St.

Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims and will review visas already given to Muslims irrespective of their nationalities, reported Dispatch News Desk (DND) from Moscow.

Top 10 fastest-growing European travel destinations

The UK's tourism industry has had a boost after four UK cities made it onto a list of Europe's top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations.

Don’t go there without this Moscow attorney

There are dozens of reasons for hotel, travel and tourism investors, tour operators, and travel agents to look to Russia and other Eastern European countries for growth and expansion opportunities.

Panel slams Russian inbound tourism as a disaster

The Russian inbound tourism industry has been slammed as a “disaster,” during a lively panel debate at the inaugural WTM [World Travel Market] Vision Conference - Moscow.

Russia and Belarus in airline dispute

MOSCOW, Russia - Belarusian national airline Belavia said it has been barred from flying to any destination in Russia except Moscow.

Russian tourist market pursued by Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners interested to work with them to further develop and consolidate the Russian tourist market for Seychelles, namely, 7 Degrees South represented by Anna But

Moscow mayor wants government buildings turned into hotels

Moscow's mayor wants government buildings in the centre of the city to be turned into hotels.The overhaul will take place once officials are relocated beyond the Ring Road.

Russian tourism organization joins efforts of HiTA

HONOLULU & MOSCOW - When Russians travel, they like to spend a lot of money, they like to stay in luxury accommodation, and they stay for awhile – generally 2 to 3 weeks at a stretch.

WTM Vision Conference series adds Moscow and Shanghai

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is expanding its successful WTM Vision Conference series into Russia and China with WTM Vision-Moscow and WTM Vision-Shangh

Seychelles makes its mark at international trade fairs

The Seychelles islands has recently made its mark at the two trade fairs in China and Russia.

Oman Air to fly to Moscow and Zurich from India

Oman Air has unveiled its plans to operate flights to Moscow and Zurich from India. The service will be starting from October 2011.

Ferrari attracts record numbers of visitors to Moscow

MOSCOW - Ferrari has conquered the Kremlin. The racing car of driver Giancarlo Fisichella sent the Moscow spectators into raptures during the fourth edition of Bavaria City Racing Moscow.

My Planet Travel Awards surpasses all expectations

The Peninsula Hong Kong is the latest and 100th nominee to join the My Planet Travel Awards 2011.

British Airways launches codeshare with Russian S7

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways and Russian carrier S7 Airlines have started codesharing on each other's flights between London Heathrow, Moscow and across domestic routes in Russia from February 8

Police comb Moscow railway stations for explosives

MOSCOW – Moscow police on Sunday were combing city's nine railway stations for explosives after receiving a telephoned bomb threat two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 36 people at a Moscow airpo

UNWTO strongly condemns airport bombing in Moscow

UNWTO is deeply shocked by the bomb attack at Domodedovo airport in Moscow, Russia.

Terrorist attack at Moscow airport is a brutal wake up call

(eTN) - The terrorist blast which occurred at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport on the evening of January 24 is one of the most deadly attacks at a civil airport in many years.

Terror attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport

People are being evacuated. Airport workers have destroyed a brick wall near the luggage claim area to let the passengers leave the area of the explosion.

Radisson Royal Hotel named Leading Luxury Hotel in Russia

BRUSSELS - The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow, has received the Oscar of the travel industry, as the World Travel Awards named the luxury landmark and former 'Hotel Ukraina' as Russia's Leading Luxury H

Transaero announces non-stop service from New York and Miami to Moscow

NEW YORK - Transaero Airlines, Russia's second largest passenger air carrier, is launching non-stop service from New York's John F.

Swiss Air Lines targeted by gay rights activists in Moscow

Gay rights activists on Friday held the first street protest sanctioned by City Hall, picketing the local office of a Swiss airline that they accused of mistreating their leader.

Airport news: Record number of flights leave Moscow in one day

A record number of passengers since the beginning of 2010 departed Moscow on August 8 amid heavy smog in the city, a spokesman for the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, said on Monday

Anti-smog centers open as wildfires continue to blaze around Moscow

Moscow choked for a third day under a blanket of smoke as wildfires continued to blaze around the Russian capital.

Will blazing Moscow temps keep summer tourists away?

At a time of year when travelers are looking to escape the summer heat, scorching temperatures in Moscow last week are still climbing, and today was one for the record books - 36 degrees C (96.8 degre

Last chance to join Russia’s leading autumn tourism event 16th Otdykh...

Russia's leading tourism and travel exhibition, Otdykh LEISURE, will be held September 21-24, 2010 in the International Exhibition Center "Crocus Expo" in Moscow, Russia.