Apr 16 2014 - 20:10
Sochi and Poland intend to develop cooperation in the sphere of tourism. The ministerial advisor of the Department for Support of Trade and Investments of the embassy of Poland to Moscow, Marek Ochepka, visited Sochi within the framework of the Made In Poland programme.
Apr 3 2014 - 12:06
The Russian Foreign Ministry has recommended Russian tourists in Egypt to stay at resorts and refrain from visiting large cities and districts, RIA Novosti reports.The ministry has expressed condolences over murder of Police Brigadier General Tarek al-Mergawi by the Ajnad Misr organization at a police post and the Engineers’ Faculty of the Cairo University on April 2. Five other people were killed in the blast organized in the area.
Mar 17 2014 - 09:22
Ingush Leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou have discussed tourism development at the Intourmarket 2014 Exhibition in Moscow.Yevkurov called Egypt an example for tourism development. The sides agreed to make regular visits of governmental delegations.
Mar 12 2014 - 15:17
Vladimir Konstantinov, Speaker of the Crimean Parliament, has urged Russian tourists to visit the self-proclaimed republic, ITAR-TASS reports.He thanked Russian regions for support and urged Russians to buy tours to Crimea.
Mar 12 2014 - 11:02
Abkhazia offers to organize recreation for children who planned to visit Crimea this summer. Leonid Pechatnikov, Moscow Deputy Mayor for Social Development, said that Crimea would not be safe for children this year, Yuga.ru reports.Grigory Yenik, Head of the Gagrsky District, said that Abkhazia offered safe and cheap health-improving recreation for Russian children. He reminded that the republic had big experience in organizing children’s recreation.
Mar 4 2014 - 15:06
Ilya Umansky, Vice President of the Association of Russian Tour Operators, said that the Association was planning to form a situational center to inform tourists about the situation in Crimea, ITAR-TASS reports.He noted that Crimean hotels and tour operators offered to reduce prices by 50%. Umansky added that Russians preferred to wait until the situation in Crimea settles.
Jan 9 2014 - 12:25
Rescuers searching for the two Ukrainian tourists that had fallen on Mt. Elbrus this morning have found them alive, RIA Novosti reports.One of them is in a grave condition. Rescuers are preparing the tourists for the descent.
Jan 9 2014 - 10:30
Two Ukrainian tourists have fallen from Mt. Elbrus at a height of 5,100m at 9.30 am on Thursday, RIA Novosti reports.Seven members of the Elbrus Search and Rescue Group are on the way to search for the tourists.Two Ukrainian tourists have fallen from Mt. Elbrus at a height of 5,100m at 9.30 am on Thursday, RIA Novosti reports.