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Insight | Around Russia  | 18.11.22

Experts Named Most Popular Cities Among Russians for New Year Holidays

This season, Russians are more actively considering domestic resorts and tourist cities. Minsk stands out among the foreign destinations. According to the experts, 85% of housing bookings for the upcoming New Year holidays are in Russian destinations. A year earlier, the indicator was 65%, which follows from the Ostrovok.ru service. The data takes into account

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 25.05.22

Experts Named Most Attractive Tourist Places in Russia

Specialists of the Rabota.ru job search service conducted a survey on the most attractive tourist destinations in Russia and presented the results on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.   According to the results of the study, Altai, Sochi, and St. Petersburg entered the top three. People from different regions of Russia voted for these cities as the

Places to Visit | Visit  | 24.12.21

Murmansk Region Creates New Tourist Attractions

Murmansk Oblast plans to launch new attractions for Russian and foreign tourists in the near future, including in Pechenga, the border region with Norway, as announced by the governor of Murmansk Oblast Andrey Chibis.  It is noted that in the last two years the income of the Murmansk region from the tourist industry amounted to

Russia International | Videos  | 09.12.21

Space Tourists Met Russian Cosmonauts on ISS [Video]

Yesterday, on December 8, it was reported that the Soyuz MS-20 manned spacecraft with the crew of the 20th expedition to the ISS at 4.40 pm Moscow time docked to the Small Research Module “Poisk” of the Russian segment. First time in 12 years space tourists arrived at the station.   The meeting was carried out

Moscow Recognized Best Tourist Destination in Europe

Moscow has won two nominations of the European stage of the World Travel Awards and confirmed the status of the best tourist destination in Europe.   As specified, Moscow became the winner in the nominations “Europe’s Leading City Destination 2021” and “Europe’s Leading City Tourist Board 2021” (awarded particularly to the City Tourism Committee). Of Russian

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 14.07.21

Russia to Increase Number of Flights With 8 Countries

Since July 24, 2021, the Russian Federation will increase the number of flights with Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Lebanon, Croatia, and Ethiopia, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the operational headquarters to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.  The government of the country made a decision to increase on a reciprocal basis the number

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 09.07.21

Experts Named Cities Where Tourists Most Often Book 5-Star Hotels

Specialists of the OneTwoTrip online travel service named the cities where travellers usually book five-star hotels, RIA Novosti reports. It turned out that in the first half of 2021, high-class hotels were most in-demand in Moscow where the average room price per night was 12,900 rubles.   Also among the popular destinations where travellers are most

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 06.07.21

Federal Air Transport Agency Allowed Flights to Turkey

The operational headquarters of the Russian Federation for the fight against coronavirus made a decision from July 12, 2021, to increase the number of Russian cities from which air traffic to Turkey is resumed. In addition, from this date, flights to Izmir will become possible, TASS reports.  It is reminded that air traffic between the

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 22.06.21

Russia Resumes Flights With Turkey

Russia and Turkey are formally resuming full charter and regular flights from today, June 22, TASS reports. Now, it will be possible to fly to Turkey from 32 cities of the Russian Federation.  It is specified that Aeroflot plans to increase the number of flights to Turkey the fastest. From two flights a week, the

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 06.05.21

First Tourist Train Departed From Moscow to Caucasus

On May 1, a cruise train on the route “Hospitable Caucasus. The Great Silk Road” departed from the Paveletsky railway station in Moscow for the first time, RIA Novosti reports. It will be on the way for seven days and six nights and will pass through Novorossiysk, Kislovodsk, Yessentuki, Grozny, Makhachkala, Derbent, and Volgograd.  There

Insight | Around Russia  | 20.04.21

Tourist Flow to Kuban Increased by 15%

Since the beginning of 2021, the resorts of the Krasnodar Territory have received about 1.7 million tourists, which is 15 per cent more than in the same period in 2020, TASS reports with reference to the Acting Minister of Resorts, Tourism and Olympic Heritage of the Krasnodar Territory Maria Zolotukhina.  Even though it is claimed

Recommended | Funny Russia | Fun | Videos  | 18.03.21

Russian Tourists Fried Sausages on Volcano [Video]

On February 18, 2021, a lateral blast occurred on the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano in Kamchatka at an altitude of 2,850 metres. It consists of two parallel cracks spaced about 250 metres apart. The length of the lava flow has exceeded 1.2 kilometres. The height of the slag cone at the source of the breakthrough is