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Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum opens in Russia

Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum opens in Russia

3 days ago Hotel News

Hilton today announced the opening of Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, marking the debut of Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the northwest region of the Russian Federation. The new-build hotel is part of the ExpoForum Complex, which attracts more than 400 events per year including conferences, corporate functions, shows and sporting events.

Finnair boosts Russia flights for summer 2017

Finnair boosts Russia flights for summer 2017

10 February 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Finnair has announced it will offer more connections to Moscow and St Petersburg in Russia, further improving connectivity with Finnair’s network from the UK. The additional services will make the two cities even easier to reach for leisure and business travellers alike.

Russian president Vladimir Putin visits Expo 2015 in Milan

Russian president Vladimir Putin visits Expo 2015 in Milan

10 June 2015 Videos

Vladimir Putin has been welcomed to Expo Milan 2015 by Italian president prime minister Matteo Renzi. He is the latest in a long line of international leaders to attend the event, with the Russian president in Milan for Russia’s national day celebrations. While at Expo 2015 he toured the Russian pavilion, which is focused on the sustainable food industry.

Russia threatens to close airspace in response to sanctions

Russia threatens to close airspace in response to sanctions

8 September 2014 Airline News Tourism News

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned the country could close airspace to international flights of the European Union goes ahead with further sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. The EU will announce shortly whether further sanctions will take effect now or be put on hold, with sanctions largely depending on developments on the ground.

Second bomb strikes Russian city of Volgograd

Second bomb strikes Russian city of Volgograd

30 December 2013 Tourism News

A second suicide bomb has hit the Russian city of Volgograd in two days, with the latest strike on a trolleybus killing at least 14 people. The incident follows an attack yesterday on the central station in the city which claimed 17 lives.  

Russia admits FIFA World Cup overspend

Russia admits FIFA World Cup overspend

30 September 2012 Travel Events News

Officials in Russia have revealed the preliminary budget for holding the FIFA World Cup is almost twice what it projected when it won the bid in 2010. Russia will host the competition – considered the largest single sport event – in 2018, having beaten England and joints bids from Portugal/Spain and Belgium/the Netherlands.

Russia visitor arrivals set to climb

Russia visitor arrivals set to climb

8 April 2012 Airline News

Russia is set to see a 20 percent increase in visitor arrivals over the next four years fueled by the hosting of major sporting events, reveals research unveiled at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Moscow.

GVB prepares to promote Guam in Russia

GVB prepares to promote Guam in Russia

6 January 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Since the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security approving Parole Authority for Russian Visitors to Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) continues to work to develop a promotion strategy that ensures the successful entering of the market.