Saturday, February 4, 2023
The global gaze gathered on Russia this summer, as the country hosted the world’s most-watched sporting event – the FIFA World Cup. For many visitors, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport was their first impression of the country on arrival, and their last impression on departure, and preparations included the opening...
It was a chaotic scene at the parking lot of the Goa International Airport as the tourist season's first charter with 520 passengers from Russia landed at 5.15 am on Thursday. According to UniIndia, there were 23 coaches and over 50 taxis jostling for space at the parking lot outside...
Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport is currently doing really well, with 40 million passengers last year (+18%) and continued 13% growth in the first half of 2018. Its Director of Aviation Marketing and Commerce, Vladimir Khizhnyak, spoke with Airport Business on development plans. “In the U.S.-Russia market, most of the...
More Russian regions should offer simplified visa requirements to foreign tourists, which would stimulate a rise in the number of tourists visiting the country by at least 10%, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) has said, according to RIA news agency. ATOR’s vice president Dmitry Gorin, who is...
Imperial Duty Free JSC (IDF), the Russian joint venture between Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) and Gebr. Heinemann, has achieved an 80-percent increase in its shopping area thanks to the acquisition and integration of new retail space. In total, the retail operation now serves more than 40 million customers across approximately...
Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines is to launch a new direct service from Saint Petersburg to London Stansted, Travel Weekly UK reports. Starting on 12 October this year, the new service will connect Russia’s second largest city with London’s fastest growing airport four-times a week using one of the airline’s...
Russian billionaire Konstantin Strukov continues the construction works on the 5-star hotel in the bay of Dobra Luka in Montenegro, Radio Jadran reports. Works at the 8,000 square meter site began in March this year, and the completion is scheduled for June 2019, the report says. The hotel is...
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) celebrated its fourth consecutive year as one of Europe's top airports for Airport Service Quality at the annual ceremony for the Airports Council International (ACI) awards in Halifax last week. Among airports with a passenger flow of 25-40 million, SVO was recognized as the best airport in Europe for service quality, a...
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree transferring the Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) to the Ministry of Economic Development, Izvestya reports. The document was published on Russia’s official portal for legal information on September 17, the report says. "I decided to put the Federal Tourism Agency under the jurisdiction of the...
Russian Ambassador to Thailand Kirill Barsky expects up to 1.7 mln Russians to visit the country by the end of 2018, TASS reports. “We continue to top record travel levels: in 2017, 1.346 million Russians visited the kingdom, a 23% increase compared with 2016,” the ambassador said in an interview with...