All articles tagged "tourism"

Russian hotels refuse star rating Russian hotels refuse star rating

6 Mar, 02:42 PM 7 comments

Only 4 percent of Russian hotels have agreed to be tested by the Russian tourist authorities to determine their official star rating. Of these 4 percent, only one hotel is likely obtain a five-star classification.

Tags: tourism

Russia warns tourists to stay away from Thailand amid mass protests Russia warns tourists to stay away from Thailand amid mass protests

13 Apr, 10:40 PM 2 comments

Moscow has urged Russian tourists to stay away from Bangkok and keep to their hotels in the Thai resort town of Pattaya after thousands of protesters stormed an Asian summit there.

Tags: tourism, Thailand, protests

Ring of baggage thieves uncovered in Moscow airport Ring of baggage thieves uncovered in Moscow airport

15 Apr, 03:50 PM 30 comments

Moscow police have thwarted the activities of two groups of baggage thieves in the city’s Sheremetyevo Airport.

Tags: moscow, airport, theft, tourism

Travelers point to Moscow for bad food and unfriendliness Travelers point to Moscow for bad food and unfriendliness

5 May, 12:14 PM 7 comments

The latest TripAdvisor survey has put Moscow right behind London for offering travelers the worst cuisine in Europe.

Tags: Moscow, tourism, food

Visa-free tourism in Russia – hop on that ferry! Visa-free tourism in Russia – hop on that ferry!

13 May, 01:54 PM 4 comments

Ferry passengers will be allowed to spend up to three days in Russia under a resolution just signed by the prime minister. The decision will make travelers' lives easier and encourage tourism in such cities as St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad.

Tags: tourism, visa

Russian tourist survives fall from 60-meter high rock Russian tourist survives fall from 60-meter high rock

30 May, 04:41 PM 111 comments

A tourist from St. Petersburg, Russia, has remained miraculously alive after jumping into the sea from a 60-meter (197 feet) high rock in the Crimea’s South coast

Tags: tourism

Russia has fastest hotel construction rate in Europe, report says Russia has fastest hotel construction rate in Europe, report says

27 Jul, 12:42 PM 117 comments

Russia is the king of hotel development in Europe, according to the June 2009 Smith Travel Research Global Construction Pipeline Report.

Tags: tourism



Readers choice

Features

Gallery


Markets

USD / RUR 30,7187
EUR / RUR 40,3582
RTS Index 1766.21
RTS Standard Index 11418.65
RTS-2 Index 2233.55
RTS Oil & Gas Index 196.8
RTS Consumer & Retail Index 429.22
RTS Metals & Mining Index 350.91
RTS Industrial Index 210.28
RTS Electric Utilities Index 274.55
RTS Telecom Index 265.25
RTS Financials Index 459.54
RTS Siberia Index 1001.25
Russian Volatility Index 22.9061