A Fokker 100 operated by Bek Air has crashed in Kazakhstan with the loss of at least 12 lives. The aircraft went down into a building shortly after take-off from Almaty airport early on Friday morning.
WATG, the world’s leading hospitality design firm, and Wimberly Interiors, a design studio of WATG, have revealed the design of the St. Regis Astana, inspired by Kazakhstan’s mythology and traditions. The hotel marks the first entry of the St. Regis brand in Kazakhstan, bringing a new height of luxury to the historical crossroads of human civilisation.
Taking place from June to September this year, Astana Expo 2017 was an attempt by Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev to bolster the international prestige of his country. Here Breaking Travel News talks with Astana Expo 2017 vice chairman, Yerbol Shormanov, to see if the Expo lived up to expectations.
Expo 2017 is underway in Astana, capital of the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan. As part of a tour of the country with flag-carrier Air Astana, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here visits the show and assesses its impact on tourism in this fast developing destination.
With Kazakhstan seeking to build its global profile with the hosting of Expo 2017, national flag-carrier Air Astana is taking its chance in the spotlight. Here Breaking Travel News examines the growing airline and asks if a bright future may be just around the corner.
Nursultan Äbishulliy Nazarbayev, president of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has officially opened Expo 2017. With five million visitors expected to visit the site over the coming months, the Expo will be one of the biggest tourism events on earth.
Nursultan Äbishulliy Nazarbayev, president of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has officially opened Expo 2017. The main theme of the event is Energy of the Future.
The Ritz-Carlton has opened the doors of its first hotel in the capital of Kazakhstan. With the capital city an emerging destination for business and leisure travellers, The Ritz-Carlton, Astana elevates the local hospitality landscape with exceptional service, elegant accommodations, and commitment to creating memorable experiences.