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Sheremetyevo became the first Russian airport to set a world record and get featured in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ history books. The continuous food line in the Rublev business lounge has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records™ as the longest continuous food counter in the world. An independent surveyor...
In a move made to attract more Russian tourists to Jamaica, the Caribbean country’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Russian citizens no longer need visas to enter the island nation, The Jamaica Observer reports. Nearly 300 tourists from Russia arrived on the inaugural Pegas Touristik and Nordwind...
The number of branded hotel rooms in Russia and the countries from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has grown by 8,000, says a report by JLL Hotels and Hospitality, according to Travel Daily News. “Compared to the previous three years, 2018 was a breakthrough in terms of branded...
The Polish Tourism Organisation (POT), a state agency responsible for tourism, has received an award for promoting the country's tourist attractions on the Russian market, Interfax reports. The annual award - which has an eight-year tradition - is being granted by the organization of Russian travel agencies, ATOR.  As POT explained...
Russia’s aviation authorities are facing a great shortage of funds for the reconstruction of regional airfields, which according to sources cited by business newspaper Kommersant, a number of projects were postponed ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Experts believe that the shortage of funds will primarily affect numerous small...
On Sunday at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, fans greeted the Russian “KamAZ-master”, winners of this year’s Dakar rally marathon, Izvestya reported. “Every year we say that Dakar is becoming more and more difficult. But believe me, this year was not only the most difficult, but the most nervous too. But...
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot is to operate a new daily service between Dublin and Moscow with an Airbus A320 aircraft, The Irish Independent reports. The daily service will start from October 28, Dublin Airport said. "We are delighted to welcome Aeroflot back to Dublin Airport with this direct connection to Moscow," Vincent...
Sheremetyevo Airport’s staff held a tour for high school students from the Moscow region, during which they had the opportunity to meet pilots, flight attendants and dispatchers. The event was organized within the pilot project “Future Personnel for the Regions,” 360tv reported. There are about 60 air traffic controllers in...
Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an intergovernmental agreement on mutual abolition of visas for their citizens for short tourist travels, Regnum reported. UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation announced that starting on Sunday, UAE citizens will be able to travel to Russia without pre-entry visas,...
The modern buffet has its origins in 16th-century Sweden, where guests gathered for a pre-dinner drink of Swedish schnapps. But the smörgåsbord (as the buffet table came to be known) did not experience a rapid increase in popularity until the mid-18th century. This coincided with railroads expanding across Europe when...