Dec 18 2014 - 15:19
The EU has banned tourism, investments and trade in Crimea. EEAS spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic confirmed the information, Interfax reports.Details about the new bans will be published on the official page of the EU on Friday. The sanctions will come into force on Saturday.
Oct 9 2014 - 19:36
Experts from Switzerland, who participated in a scientific symposium held in Adygea on the development of tourism and the use of the Swiss experience in managing mountain territories, recommend working on the infrastructure of the region and building small residential settlements in the mountains. These settlements will serve as a basis for the development of tourism.
Sep 9 2014 - 09:57
Russians are the main visitors of Europe among non-EU countries (6% of all tourists). Only Germany (14%) and the UK (9%) are ahead of Russia. 5.4% of tourists in Europe come from the U.S., similar numbers from France, Netherlands and Italy, Interfax reports.The Russian tourism market increased by 13%, compared with the previous year.
Aug 22 2014 - 09:24
33 tourists died and over 40 were injured in a collision between two tourist buses 50km from Sharm el-Sheikh. Spokesman of the Egyptian Healthcare Ministry Mohamed Lashin said that tourists from Russia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen were among those injured. Some media said that Ukrainian tourists were mistaken for Russians, RIA Novosti reports.
Aug 15 2014 - 14:32
94 Russians have been poisoned at the Lindos Imperial Resort Hotel. One of the tourists said she felt poisoning symptoms after a dinner on Monday night, two tourists were hospitalized, RIA Novosti reports.9 people addressed their insurance company.
Jul 18 2014 - 10:07
North Ossetian rescuers found the body of a mountaineer at a height of 3,500m on Mt. Kazbek. The body presumably belongs to John Stiles (UK), the director of the Danish Refugee Council office in Russia who went missing on November 10, RIA Novosti reports.He went climbing in the mountains alone. Contact was lost with him. Searches for him had to be stopped for about a month due to complicated weather conditions. The British consulate requested Russian rescuers to resume searches in early July.
Jun 10 2014 - 14:16
13-14 Russian tourists died in a car accident in the State of Uttakhard (India), RIA Novosti reports.