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Sheremetyevo Airport has added two new dining spots at the gate area of Terminal D according to Russia Tourism News. Both restaurants are located next to Gates 16 and 17 , and available 24 hours a day. Contemporary sports bar O’Learys offers travelers a wide range of all-time favorite bar...
The Russian Ministry of Economic Development has laid out a roadmap for developing a strategy for the tourism industry over the next six years, which proposes up to 100 billion rubles ($1.53 billion) in funding until 2024, a federal official told business newspaper Vedomosti. According to the official, these...
Sheremetyevo introduced WeChat Pay at 54 stores across the airport, following the partnership with Yandex Kassa. WeChat Pay is a service that works as an electronic wallet, based on the Chinese WeChat messenger, rb.ru informed. Payment for purchases via WeChat Pay is contactless and done via QR codes. The new...
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 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...
Russia’s state-owned Aeroflot Group suffered a four-fold decrease in its net profits last year, Interfax reports citing the company’s financial statement published on Monday. In 2018, the group posted net profits of 5.7 billion roubles ($86.5 million), down from $349 million in 2017. Revenue climbed by 14.8 per cent to $9.3 billion...
Maltese company International Hotel Investments (IHI) will be opening a hotel in Russia, not far from Moscow’s Red Square, the company’s CEO Simon Naudi has revealed, according to Malta Today. “We have just bought a historical building, which is around 45,000 square meters and which we will develop and invest...
One of the world’s largest steel factories is opening its doors to tour groups in a bid to embrace tourism, The Calvert Journal reports. Travelers who want to get off the beaten track in the Russian region of Chelyabinsk can visit the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK). Aside from seeing...
Russians participating in a nationwide online poll have chosen to rename Moscow's gateway international airport after the beloved 19th-century poet Aleksandr Pushkin, local media reported. According to Interfax, a majority of participants chose to swap the airport's current name, Sheremetyevo, for Pushkin, whose writings have been adored and memorized by...
Thailand is the most popular foreign destination for Russian travelers this New Year festive season, the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) has said, according to Komsomolskaya Pravda. Russian’s own Sochi is the most popular domestic destination, the industry association revealed. "Thailand’s beaches and Sochi’s ski resorts competed fiercely for...