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Israel and Russia agree on COVID-19 evacuation flights for their citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020 22:13

The office of the Israeli prime minister announced today that Israel and Russia have agreed to conduct a number of flights between Israel and Russia, to enable Israeli and Russian ... Read More

1000 Russian tourists stuck in UAE after evacuation flights denied entry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 01:14

The protests broke today at Dubai International Airport. The protests were staged by Russian tourists stuck in UAE, after Dubai authorities denied entry to an evacuation flight sent by Russian Pobeda ... Read More

Travel sentiment for European destinations on the rise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020 23:44

The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), Eurail B.V. and the European Commission, have today released the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB), which indicates that the sentiment ... Read More

Where do Russian tourists travel this winter?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020 22:15

According to Russian online travel services, Bangkok, Prague and Bali are the global travel destinations most crowded with Russian tourists this winter. The online travel service experts analyzed the number ... Read More

What crisis? Russian tourists not canceling their Middle East trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020 17:02

According to the Vice President of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Russian travelers are not calling off their Middle East trips, despite the recommendations from the Russian ... Read More

Russian tourists can now travel to 89 countries without visa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019 17:15

According to Russia's Foreign Ministry, the number of countries that do not require Russian citizens to obtain entry visas has increased from 82 to 89 in 2019. The ministry announced ... Read More

Tunisia is a booming tourist hot spot for Russians on a budget

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019 00:20

From January to November 2019, approximately 632,000 Russian holidaymakers have visited Tunisia. About 3000 are expected to do so before the end of December. This is 5% increase in numbers ... Read More

Italy to start issuing 5-year Schengen visas to Russian tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019 00:15

In 2020, Russians, who are planning to travel throughout Europe, will be able to get a Schengen visa valid for a period of five years, according to Consul General of ... Read More

Dozens of foreign tourists injured in Dominican tour bus and truck collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 23:18

Dominican Republic's Civil Defense agency said that nearly two dozen foreign visitors for injured, some severely, after their tour bus collided with a truck transporting food on Tuesday near the ... Read More

Russian tourists expected to spend $1.22 billion in GCC countries by 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 00:50

Travelers from Russia visiting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated US$1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023. That would constitute an increase of ... Read More

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019 19:45

More than half of  Russian holidaymakers postponed or skipped their trip this year due to financial problems, Russian RIA Novosti reports with reference to the popular survey service. 4265 Russian ... Read More

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 20:04

The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, plans to compete with Turkey in tourism from Russia. To this end, Hainan resort hotels have begun ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 04:12

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, China, what is also known as "Eastern, Hawaii." According to Chinese ... Read More

Russian tourists flock to Azerbaijan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:45

Transcaucasian Republic of Azerbaijan is welcoming a growing number of visitors from neighboring Russia and tourist arrival numbers forecasted to keep on growing. Russians are becoming more and more interested ... Read More

It’s cheaper abroad: Russian hotels pricing themselves out of the market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:35

Many Russian citizens are planning a vacation abroad this summer, according to Russian hotel booking-tracking service Ostrovok. Company experts analyzed room reservations for the period from June 1 to August ... Read More

Chinese border officials to start checking content of tourists’ smartphones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 01:05

Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou warned Russian tourists about tightening control when entering China. Travelers may be asked to show the content of their smartphones. It clarifies that when a ... Read More

Sanya Tourism holds roadshow event in Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 02:06

Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau sent a tourism promotion delegation to attend Intourmarket-2019, the international travel fair taking place in Moscow from March 9-11. At the event ... Read More

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 17:03

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in tourist arrivals to the emirate which reached 392,691 in 2018. ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from the country’s top five source ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure to mark 25 years of success

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 19:20

OTDYKH Leisure is back September 10-12 2019 with its 25th edition of the world-renowned travel expo. The expo will showcase an impressive 900 exhibitors from over 80 countries and Russian ... Read More

Chinese Visitors arrival to Egypt promising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:25

The Red Sea resorts in Egypt have been working hard recently on attracting the Chinese tourists, said Abdullah in an exclusive interview with Xinhua news service in China. Therefore the ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

One passenger killed, 44 injured in Zurich tour bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 16:49

At least one person was killed and 44 injured after a passenger bus swerved and hit a wall on a motorway near the Swiss city of Zurich, local police said. ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Guam: Russian visitors stay longer, spend more

editor editor- December 10, 2013 05:00

HAGATNA, Guam - Guam tourism officials say Russian tourists spend more and stay longer when visiting the unincorporated U.S. territory. Read More

Tourism Ireland goes after wealthy Russians

editor editor- June 10, 2013 05:16

DUBLIN, Ireland - Russian zillionaires such as Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov could soon be spotted kissing the Blarney stone or downing a pint of the ... Read More

Russian consul: Number of Russian tourists to Goa will reach 200000

editor editor- May 21, 2013 06:51

PANAJI, Goa — The number of Russian tourists to Goa could soon touch 200,000 annually, newly-appointed Russian honorary consul in Goa Victor Albuquerque said Monday. Read More

Russian tourist kills fellow traveler in Vietnam

editor editor- May 20, 2013 07:25

MOSCOW, Russia - A Russian tourist died after a fight with his compatriot and fellow-traveler in a coastal city of Nha Trang in southern Vietnam, The Tuoi Tre News website ... Read More

Russia becomes second largest tourism source market for Dominican Republic

editor editor- May 7, 2013 00:43

Russia is already the second most important source market for the Dominican Republic from the European continent, second only to France, a country with which it competes to lead tourist ... Read More

Five killed, 19 injured in Belgium tour bus crash

editor editor- April 16, 2013 09:58

MOSCOW, Russia - Two aircraft sent by the Russian Emergencies Ministry to Belgium following a tourist bus crash in the West European country have landed in Brussels Airport, the ministry ... Read More

Big-spending Russians boost Spain’s tourism industry

editor editor- February 25, 2013 04:27

MADRID, Spain - Big-spending Russian tourists are flocking to Spain's beaches and famous landmarks in ever greater numbers, providing a much-needed boost to the recession-hit country's key tourism ind Read More

Russian tourists lift Cyprus’s tourist arrivals to a seven-year high

editor editor- January 23, 2013 07:07

An influx of Russian holidaymakers lifted Cyprus's tourist arrivals to a seven-year high in 2012, offering rare good news to a recession-hit economy, official data showed on Monday. Read More

Cuba experiencing Russian tourist invasion

editor editor- September 8, 2012 02:43

According to the Cuban government, tourism from Russia has more than doubled in the last two years, an influx tour guides say has as much to do with Russian nostalgia ... Read More

Bankrupt tour operator leaves Russian tourists stranded in Bulgaria

editor editor- September 4, 2012 05:17

Russian tourists brought to Bulgaria by the now-bankrupt Russian tour operator Cherry Tour have been asked to pay twice for their hotel accommodations. Read More

Russian travelers suffer particularly awful week

editor editor- September 3, 2012 02:47

From being pegged as the world’s worst-dressed tourists to having been stranded in their vacation destinations to, Russian travelers have suffered a particularly dreadful week. Read More

Georgian President: Russian Foreign Minister advertising Georgia well

editor editor- April 21, 2012 04:09

By advising its citizens not to travel to Georgia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is in fact advertising Georgia and deserves “a tourist agent’s salary” from Tbilisi, President Saakashvi Read More