Articles tagged “russia”

Airlines

Cathay Pacific to Resume Using Russian Airspace for Some Routes

As the Ukraine war continues, expect more Asian airlines to resume using Russian airspace to save on time and costs for their routes.

Cathay Pacific to Resume Using Russian Airspace for Some Routes

Travel Technology

Inside Sabre’s Hotel Software Unit Sale and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, travel technology company Sabre is putting its hospitality division on the market, independent hotels increase the use of TikTok in marketing, and Russian tourism executives target travelers from India.

Inside Sabre’s Hotel Software Unit Sale and Other Top Stories This Week

Tourism

Russia Tries to Woo Indian Tourists

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Russia courting Indian tourists, Accor selling its Paris HQ, and the Faroe Islands’ AI experimentation.

Russia Tries to Woo Indian Tourists

Airlines

One-Way Flights Out of Russia Sell Out After Putin Calls Up More Troops

Vladimir Putin and his Ukraine War have largely been a drag on the travel industry. But his order to call up 300,000 reservists inadvertently gave a huge boost to airplane ticket sales on Wednesday.

One-Way Flights Out of Russia Sell Out After Putin Calls Up More Troops

Tourism

Ukraine Tourism Chief Looks Beyond Tragedy of War to a Hopeful Tourism Future

If hope had a name, it could be called Ukraine. As the Russian aggression brought tourism development to a halt in the country, the industry's willpower to succeed is evident even amidst the war.

Ukraine Tourism Chief Looks Beyond Tragedy of War to a Hopeful Tourism Future

Tourism

Baltic States and Poland Now Turning Away All Tourists From Russia

Finland remains the only neighboring country that still issues visas to Russian tourists, as Latvia, Poland, Estonia and Lithuania impose new restrictions. The opportunities Russians now have to fly from other countries is more restricted than ever.

Baltic States and Poland Now Turning Away All Tourists From Russia

Tourism

Ukraine Is Slowly Building Back Its Domestic Tourism Sector

Ukraine is not letting the ongoing war stop its efforts to build back a tourism base, especially for when foreign tourists eventually return. The tourism dollars would help the country rebuild its economy faster.

Ukraine Is Slowly Building Back Its Domestic Tourism Sector

Airlines

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

A logical tie-up from these oneworld airlines, and new northern gateways should generate some cash for both parties since the closure of Russian airspace.

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

Hotels

Aman Resorts Scales Up and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Aman Resorts has big plans after receiving a $900 million investment, event attendance hit a plateau, and Vacasa announced a new CEO.

Aman Resorts Scales Up and Other Top Stories This Week

News Blog

Ukraine Tells Foreign Tourists to Stay Out, Visit After Victory

Ukraine has urged foreign tourists against visiting the war-torn country, at least for now. The State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine mentioned that the "once-safe country" can no longer guarantee safety to tourists. The state agency typically works to promote and popularise Ukrainian tourism in domestic and foreign markets.  However, since February, the agency's…