Articles tagged “Ukraine War”

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

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

Tourism

European Union Divided on Visa Ban for Russian Tourists

Commenting on the European Union's call for a visa ban on Russian tourists, a Kremlin spokesperson said that the EU is demonstrating an absolute lack of reason. At least Russia still sees the value of reason behind actions.

European Union Divided on Visa Ban for Russian Tourists

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…

Tourism

Russia’s Once-Cozy Neighbors Getting Tough on Travel Visas

Estonia, Latvia and Finland have gone two years without Russian tourists, and they can go on longer.

Russia’s Once-Cozy Neighbors Getting Tough on Travel Visas

Tour Operators

Ukraine’s Neighbors Still Attracting Tourists Despite War Raging Nearby

Traveler fears, particularly in the U.S. and Europe, about the danger of the Ukraine War spreading have lessened, allowing for tourism's recovery in Eastern Europe to continue. Industry stakeholders still have to vigilantly reassure and educate travelers about the safety of their destinations.

Ukraine’s Neighbors Still Attracting Tourists Despite War Raging Nearby

Airlines

Russia to Invest $14.5 Billion in Building Its Own Planes as Sanctions Bite

With its aviation industry tanking due to sanctions from the West and the seizure of planes from leasing companies, the Russian government is taking a serious step to salvage what's left of a decimated domestic market.

Russia to Invest $14.5 Billion in Building Its Own Planes as Sanctions Bite

Skift Meetings

Ukraine War Takes Toll on Conference Destinations

Just how close to a war zone would you hold your event? This is the question that is exercising the minds of event professionals in the light of the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine War Takes Toll on Conference Destinations

Airlines

Finnair to Shift Focus From Asia and Shrink After Russian Airspace Closure

Finnair's shift in strategy is a sign the company doesn't see the flights between Europe and Asia that drove its pre-pandemic profitability returning anytime soon.

Finnair to Shift Focus From Asia and Shrink After Russian Airspace Closure