Articles tagged “russian federation”

Online Travel

Russia’s Aviasales to Debut Subscription Plan for Cashback on Hotels

The subscription experiment in travel is gaining momentum. Will company's ultimately make money on what in some cases are very low annual subscription prices? That's the plan.

Russia’s Aviasales to Debut Subscription Plan for Cashback on Hotels

Online Travel

Russia’s Travel Resilience Underscored by Startup Aviasales’ $43 Million Funding

Russia has an unpredictable business environment, and many of its households face income pressures. But the country should see a long-term shift from offline to online booking of travel, and that could be a tailwind for Aviasales and its peers.

Russia’s Travel Resilience Underscored by Startup Aviasales’ $43 Million Funding

Online Travel

Russia’s Homegrown Online Travel Firms Poised for Competitive Reset

Some analysts believe the online booking giants of Europe, the U.S., and China will sweep the world. Call it "travel giant triumphalism." But Russia may prove a treacherous market for foreign brands, opening a gap for local players.

Russia’s Homegrown Online Travel Firms Poised for Competitive Reset

Online Travel

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model

Even if you're not interested in the Russian travel market, OneTwoTrip's early traction with what it calls its "travel-as-a-service" model may have inspirational lessons for companies worldwide.

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model

Tourism

Russia Partially Reopens Borders as Moscow Lifts Its Lockdown

It's great news that Russia has begun to allow some travelers to leave country and that Moscow has canceled its digital travel pass system that had made business and leisure domestic trips difficult.

Russia Partially Reopens Borders as Moscow Lifts Its Lockdown

Tourism

Russia Is Relaxing Its Restrictive Visa Regimes for Tourists: Why Now?

Russia wants to be seen as a global power and attract all the foreign investment that comes with that. After years of restrictive visa regimes, it seems to finally be accepting that tourism is a great tool to facilitate that.

Russia Is Relaxing Its Restrictive Visa Regimes for Tourists: Why Now?