Only tourists with QR codes or PCR tests will be allowed into the estate of Santa Claus

Father Frost’s estate in Veliky Ustyug in 2021 will be available only for individual tourists. Organized children’s groups from other regions will not be allowed into it. To visit the estate, you will need a QR code about vaccinations or previous illness or a negative test for coronavirus. “Since Santa Claus is a wizard of … Read more

Russians scattered on business trips // Activity in the business travel market has grown

Autumn, traditionally an indicative season for the business tourism market, instilled optimism in its participants. Russian business trip activity has grown 1.5 times year on year, approaching pre-crisis values. At the same time, the share of foreign trips doubled, and the average check decreased due to the expansion of geography. Business expects that next year … Read more

Non-travel losses // Alexandra Mertsalova on the permanent risks of tourists

The delay in fulfilling obligations to clients who bought tours before the pandemic, introduced at the dawn of the crisis for tour operators, was initially viewed as an anti-crisis measure, but is about to become an instrument of destruction. …

India lifts quarantine for vaccinated tourists from Russia

India has allowed tourists from 99 countries, including Russia, vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter, without the need to comply with a two-week quarantine. This was reported on Monday, November 15, by The Times of India. The list also includes Belarus, Great Britain, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, USA, Ukraine and France. This category includes countries that … Read more

Russians rushed to rest after the announcement of non-working days // The authorities urge them to stay at home

After the authorities announced non-working days, the demand for vouchers and air tickets grew record-breaking. Most of all, Russians are interested in rest in Egypt and Turkey. Inside the country, Moscow and St. Petersburg are of the greatest interest, and the resorts of the Kuban and Crimea are waiting for a huge flow of tourists. … Read more