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Venice Carnival 2015

Venice Carnival 2015 will be held from 31 January to 17 February. This is one of the most famous popular tourist events in Italy. Calendar of events of the carnival will be published later. The date of the most popular events in 2015 are already known.

“Triumph of taste, of gastronomy and conviviality” is theme Venice Carnival 2015. Announced that it would be "The most delicious carnival in the world"!

Russian travel business experiencing grate problems

Russian travel business is experiencing great problems in the current year. Several major tour operators have announced about the bankruptcy in a short time. A large number of Russian tourists get in a very difficult situation. Part of the tourists paid their tours, but was unable to make trips. A part of tourists are already abroad and cannot return to Russia. Many tourists unexpectedly received information that their hotels and plane tickets were unpaid (despite the fact that they were fully paid for these services to the tour operator).

Ukraine. War needs to stop.

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July 17, 2014 over the territory of Ukraine was shot down a Boeing 777 "Malaysian Airlines", which flew from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. By plane flew a large number of people who are not related to the conflict in the Ukraine.

FIFA World Cup 2018

Foreigners who visited the World Cup in Russia in 2018 and have a Fan-ID will be able to come to Russia many times before the end of 2018. A visa is not required. The law required for this will be adopted soon.

Fan-ID - is a document that is mandatory for all spectators of the 2018 World Cup.

Matches Results

Dates of matches, participants, results of matches, winners of matches.

06/14/2018. Russia - Saudi Arabia - 5: 0.

06/15/2018. Uruguay - Egypt - 1: 0.
06/15/2018. Iran - Morocco - 1: 0.
06/15/2018. Spain - Portugal - 3:3.

Architecture, culture and beaches are the most attractive in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most attractive tourist cities in Europe and in Spain. What is the most popular with tourists in Barcelona? City Administration regularly monitors preferences of tourists. One of poll results were recently published. Attractiveness of various aspects of the city was rated on a scale from 1 to 10. First three places in the popularity ranking took architecture, culture and beaches.

Greece expects the number of tourists increasing in 2014

Greece expects the number of tourists increasing in 2014. It is predicted that the country can visit more than 20 million tourists. A significant increase in the number of tourists was also in 2013. Revenue of the tourism industry in 2013 increased by 16.4% and was amounting to 12.2 billion euros. More tourists came to Greece from Germany (2013: +7.5%), France (2013: 17.9%), Russia (+54.7% in 2013) and U.S. (24.8% 2013).

Tickets to the Crimea will be cheaper

Crimea became a part of the Russian Federation in 2014. One of the most important sectors of the economy of the Republic of Crimea is tourism. To support the economy of the Crimea Russian leadership is taking steps to encourage tourists. In order to make the trip to the Crimea more affordable were reduced flights prices to Crimea.
The largest Russian airline Aeroflot on its website posted information about tickets prices to Crimea (Simferopol airport).

Spain expects growth in the number of tourists

According to current information this year in the tourist industry of Spain is expected significant growth the number of foreign tourists. Since the beginning of this year, Spain visited significantly more tourists than in the same period last year. The total number of foreign tourists in February was 5.689 million (an increase 8%). From this quantity 2,571 million people made trips to Spain for one day (up 4.4%). The remaining amount came with the purpose of tourism for a longer period (3,117 million, an increase of 11.2%).

Fountains in St. Petersburg will start operate in April

Saint Petersburg "Vodocanal" announced plans to begin the fountains season in St. Petersburg on April 19. On the company official website was published information about fountains operating:
April 19 - Fountain "Ball" (Nevsky prospect, 56) and the fountain on Manezh Square (in the park).
April 20 - Fountain in the park near the Kazan Cathedral, a fountain at Voronikhin lattice.

It is time to travel to Russia

Deepening economic crisis in Russia led to the fall of the ruble in late 2013 and early 2014. Now to buy most goods and services in Russia foreigners need to spend less money in euros or dollars. This made the trip to Russia more profitable and cheaper for residents of EU countries and citizens of other countries. In addition, economic growth begins in many countries. Probably now is the best time to travel to Russia.

What regions of Russia may be interesting for people in Europe and the U.S.?


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