eTN: A tourist ferry has completed its first cruise from the North Korean port of Rajin to the Russian city of Vladivostok. The route’s opening marks Pyongyang’s bid to develop trade and tourism ties with Russia amid growing tensions on the Korean peninsula. The Mangyongbong arrives at the Russian port of Vladivosto Representatives of, Read More

The first edition of MICE Russia, to be held 21st September 2004 at Ararat Park Hyatt, Moscow, has not only completely sold out two months prior to the event but there is a waiting list for participation.  An impressive list of players from the business travel industry will convene in Moscow for the event, Read More

Visit Santa Claus, his elves, and his reindeer, too, at the “North Pole” on an exciting pre-Christmas adventure to Russia and Lapland. Children and grandchildren will never forget giving Santa their Christmas list in person at the North Pole. Shop at a Christmas market in Helsinki, and see a ballet performed at the birthplace, Read More

TUI AG, Europe’s leading travel group, has entered the Russian tour operator market. TMR (TUI Mostravel Russia), a joint venture of TUI and Russian tour operator Mostravel, starts work on 1 August 2004. TUI will initially have 34 percent share. TUI can acquire a further 17 percent in a second phase from 2006, boosting, Read More

American business and tourism leaders have joined together to develop one of the greatest tourism initiatives the world has ever seen. This project will have an incredible impact on US businesses and our economy and also strength our nation’s ties abroad.

Gobustan is a country of ravines. This name is given to a vast geographical region of Jeirankechmez river basin at the south-eastern spur of the Large Caucasian mountains ridge between Caspian sea and museum in the open air Shamakhy district. About 6,000 inscriptions on the rocks, more than 10,000 nomad’s camps of the Stone, Read More

The Russian Bear is alive and thriving. It is 90 percent Teddy and 10 percent Grizzly. I found out during a recent visit to Moscow in September. In many ways my preconceived notions from a childhood filled with James Bond, cold war and détente proved wrong. Some however proved true. All in all Moscow, Read More

The following is a list of tourism related workshops, shows and magazines planned in Moscow, Russia, in the year 2004.

The atmosphere in Georgia is currently at its most buoyant since 1990. The vast majority of the adult population is happy about the direction in which Georgia is currently going (70% of surveys say that the country is going in the right direction compared with 5% just 4 months ago). The survey, conducted by, Read More