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Articles tagged “russia”

Turkey Looking Forward to Russian Tourists as Charter Flights Resume

Turkey Looking Forward to Russian Tourists as Charter Flights Resume

Associated Press

A season of Russian charter flights is not going to reverse a slide that's quickly undoing all the excellent work Turkey's travel brands have undertaken over the last decade.

3 months ago

Turkey Gets a Much Needed Tourism Boost From Returning Russians

Turkey Gets a Much Needed Tourism Boost From Returning Russians

Associated Press

A return of Russians couldn't come sooner for Turkey, despite remaining tensions. At this point Turkey would welcome use about anyone to sit resorts and attractions.

5 months ago

Elon Musk Finds a Booster in Putin as Russia Funds Hyperloop Project

Elon Musk Finds a Booster in Putin as Russia Funds Hyperloop Project

Ilya Khrennikov and Stepan Kravchenko, Bloomberg

Elon Musk's global ambitions are finding a ready audience in Russia and potentially much of the rest of Europe.

5 months ago

Russians are Quick to Travel to Turkey Again After Apology

Russians are Quick to Travel to Turkey Again After Apology

Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Russian travel companies welcomed the prospect of renewed travel to Turkey as another traditional destination, Egypt, has likewise felt a downturn while many Russians have turned to domestic travel in 2016.

5 months ago

Russia Lifts Ban on Tourism to Turkey After an Apology

Russia Lifts Ban on Tourism to Turkey After an Apology

Associated Press

Coming so soon after the terrorist bombing at the airport, renewed tourism ties between Russia and Turkey, which followed an apology from the latter, comes as welcome news in Ankara.

5 months ago

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Extreme weather certainly contributed to the crash of the FlyDubai plane in southern Russia in March but the initial findings say pilot error was a contributing factor.

8 months ago

Morocco Looks to Russia, China and Low-Cost Carriers to Increase Tourism Numbers

Morocco Looks to Russia, China and Low-Cost Carriers to Increase Tourism Numbers

Celeste Hicks, Bloomberg

To distinguish itself from its neighbors and revive lagging visitor numbers from Europe, Morocco is looking to attract more travelers from Russia and China with more convenient and affordable air routes.

8 months ago

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

Janet Ong, Torrey Clark, Kyunghee Park and Ann Koh, Bloomberg

9 months ago

Russian Airports Are Hurting From Halt on Turkey Flights

Russian Airports Are Hurting From Halt on Turkey Flights

Associated Press

Russia's belligerence in the Ukraine and Middle East is causing big losses in its air industry.

10 months ago

Israel Says It’s Safe for Russian Tourists Amid Regional Turmoil

Israel Says It’s Safe for Russian Tourists Amid Regional Turmoil

Josef Federman, Associated Press

Two countries' tourism setbacks are other countries tourism gains, and with its sunny beaches and plenty of history Israel certainly stands to gain a lot of Russian tourists if it can manage its message the right way.

1 year ago

Russia Halts Visa-Free Travel With Turkey

Russia Halts Visa-Free Travel With Turkey

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press

The only thing the downing of the plane accomplished was ruining Turkey's tourist season.

1 year ago

Turkey Loses Russian Tourists When It Needs Them the Most

Turkey Loses Russian Tourists When It Needs Them the Most

Onur Ant, Bloomberg

Take two pseudo-dictators and throw in some regional conflict and you have the recipe for totally ruining a beach vacation that makes everyone else happy.

1 year ago