tourism in Russia

Ski season kicks off in Sochi

The ski season kicked off officially in Sochi. The areas for freeride, sledges and tracks for beginners will be opened for the first time, the governor of the Krasnodar Territory, Veniamin Kondratiev, said. According to him, the New …

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Putin on Russia's national priority for 21st century

For Russia, the Far East growth is a national priority for the 21st century, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an article for the media of APEC nations ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders' summit in Vietnam on November …

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Russia becomes member of UNWTO Executive Council

Russia became a member of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). "The fact that Russia became a member of the UNWTO Executive Council and scored the votes of 22 out of 40 countries is …

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Cruises from Sochi to Crimea to last until October

The cruise ship Prince Vladimir will perform the last cruise between Sochi and Sevastopol on October 9, the Ministry of Resorts, Tourism and Olympic Heritage of the Krasnodar Territory reported. "In the autumn, tourists will have …

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Russian tourist drowns in Kemer

A Russian tourist drowned in one of the Turkish resorts. "The Russian woman was resting in one of the five-star hotels in Kemer," the Consulate General of Russia in Antalya reported. ‘’After dinner, she went …

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"Red tourism" to unite Russia and China

Russia and China signed two agreements on cooperation in the field of tourism. Signing of the agreements took place during the visit of Russian delegation to southern province of Guizhou. The sides discussed the development of "red …

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Sochi won't raise prices for tourists this summer

Sochi authorities have denied the information that appeared earlier about a huge sharp increase in prices at resort in the summer of 2017. According to the head of resorts and tourism department of the Sochi Administration, …

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Russia ranked 109th in world's safest countries ranking

The World Economic Forum experts published the Global Travel and Tourism Report, revealing the safest countries in the world for tourists. Finland has been named the safest country in the world, the UAE and Iceland scored second and …

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