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Articles tagged “moscow”

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

It is no surprise that most of the locations are tourist destinations, with the exception of two sites in Russia.

2 years ago

E-Hail Taxi Battles Move to Moscow With $1 GetTaxi Fares

E-Hail Taxi Battles Move to Moscow With $1 GetTaxi Fares

Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg

It's going to take more than cheap fares to battle a rival with deep, deep pockets.

2 years ago

World Cup Corruption Probe Extends to 10-Year-Old Girl With £2 Million in Savings

Claire Newell, Holly Watt, and Ben Bryant, The Daily Telegraph

You don't say!

3 years ago

Russia’s Putin Angers Muscovites With Louis Vuitton Luggage Exhibit in Red Square

Russia’s Putin Angers Muscovites With Louis Vuitton Luggage Exhibit in Red Square

Reuters

Something like this is so garish, so obsessed with brand names that, really, it's the perfect symbol of modern Russia.

3 years ago

Ryanair to Begin Flying to Airports Near Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia

Ryanair to Begin Flying to Airports Near Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia

The Daily Telegraph

Knowing Ryanair, its Moscow flight will land in Belarus and the St. Petersburg one will land somewhere in a field across the Finnish border.

3 years ago

What it is like to spend time at “Snowden airport” in Moscow

What it is like to spend time at “Snowden airport” in Moscow

Maria Danilova, Associated Press

Sheremetyevo airport may never easily roll off our tongues, but we're expecting in-the-footsteps-of-Snowden tours to start sometime soon.

3 years ago

That now-infamous Moscow airport hotel of Edward Snowden, inside and out

Jason Clampet, Skift

Airport hotels are rarely happy places, so experts recommend sticking to budget accommodations and saving your money for your final destination, whether that be Ecuador or U.S. federal court, in this particular case.

3 years ago

Moscow takes a small step into the bike-share business

Moscow takes a small step into the bike-share business

Moscow's traffic is so notoriously bad that bikes are a good idea. Surviving when the traffic's humming is another matter.

4 years ago

Moscow leads the world in hotel room service charges

Moscow leads the world in hotel room service charges

Oliver Smith, The Daily Telegraph

From it's ridiculously priced yet still awful restaurants to its Euro trash-inspired fashions, Moscow has some fantastic ways to screw over travelers, and its hotels lead the way for many other industries.

4 years ago

EasyJet coming of age as it challenges British Airways with inaugural Moscow flight

EasyJet coming of age as it challenges British Airways with inaugural Moscow flight

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

EasyJet is on a roll, and it's airfares will look a lot better to some business travelers than the larger British Airways' pricing. EasyJet's modest entry into Russia should shake things up a bit.

4 years ago

Budget pod hotels come to Moscow to combat sky-high room rates

Budget pod hotels come to Moscow to combat sky-high room rates

Henry Meyer and Stepan Kravchenko, Bloomberg

The Japanese-style capsule hotels are trending worldwide, but their presence in Moscow is just one small step in making the city a more affordable and attractive destination for business travelers.

4 years ago

Business travelers find world’s most expensive hotels in Moscow, Lagos, and New York City

Business travelers find world’s most expensive hotels in Moscow, Lagos, and New York City

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Traveling to Brazil is a win-win for business travelers where they can find an emerging economy with relatively low room rates; a trend that will fade in the coming four years as capacity grows in preparation for the World Cup and Olympics.

4 years ago