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More than 20 people wounded in Moscow two-train head-on collision

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

More than 20 people have reportedly been injured and 16 hospitalized after a train going from Moscow to Brest collided with a commuter train. It ... Read More

298 destinations, 120 countries, latest new destination for Turkish Airlines is Voronezeh, Russia

eturbonews- April 3, 2017 0

By launching flights to Voronezh, Turkish Airlines adds another destination to existing services to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, and Stavropol. Due to ... Read More

9 killed, dozens wounded in subway bombing in St. Petersburg, Russia

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

A suspected bomb blast inside a car of the St. Petersburg Metro system has killed nine passengers and injured over 20 others. The entire transit ... Read More

MITT 2017: Time of renewed optimism in the Russian travel market

Global Editor- April 1, 2017 0

MITT 2017, Russia’s leading and largest travel and tourism exhibition, took place from 14 to 16 March at Expocentre in Moscow at a time of ... Read More

Turkish Airlines increases Moscow-Antalya route

Chief Assignment Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines has increased its Moscow-Antalya flights from 2 to 7 frequencies per week beginning March 26. Antalya is a tourism destination characterized by a ... Read More

Memorial held: flydubai air crash in Russia

eturbonews- March 19, 2017 0

Sixty-two crew members and passengers who died on March 19 last year in the crash of flydubai FZ981 in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don ... Read More

Rossiya Airlines adds Moscow Vnukovo-Barcelona route

Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2017 0

Rossiya Airlines will begin a seasonal summer route between Moscow Vnukovo and Barcelona, Spain, beginning on May 20 and ending on September 30 of this ... Read More

Rossiya Airlines to begin flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul Ataturk

Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2017 0

Rossiya Airlines will add flights to Turkey in just a few days, via a St. Petersburg-Istanbul Ataturk route, beginning March 27. The airline will operate ... Read More

eTN at MITT 2017 in Moscow Nepalese style

eturbonews- March 15, 2017 0

Today was the start of MITT 2017 in Moscow. With over 1,600 participating companies from around the globe, MITT is the key meeting place for ... Read More

Russian Federation signs tourism cooperation MOU with Zimbabwe

Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2017 0

In a move designed to boost the 2-way flow of tourists between Russia and Zimbabwe, the 2 countries signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg launches “Art à la Carte” package for culture-hungry travelers

Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2017 0

The luxury Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, located in the cultural heart of the city on Nevsky Prospect, has launched a brand-new "Art à la Carte" ... Read More

Donald Trump Jr. eTN interview: Money pouring in from Russia

eturbonews- February 22, 2017 0

eTurboNews talked with Donald Trump Jr. in 2008. Trump told eTN:  "We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia." Zero investments does not ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine: Russia offers to decode radar data

eturbonews- February 19, 2017 0

As reported today at RT, Moscow has offered its assistance in decoding radar data it previously shared with the Dutch commission investigating the crash of ... Read More

Direct flight coming in the fall: Jakarta – Moscow

Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2017 0

"We are trying to accelerate plans regarding the launch of direct flights to Moscow in August. We will fly three times a week using wide ... Read More

MITT, Russia’s best-attended travel show, returns in March 2017

eturbonews- February 10, 2017 0

The Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT), Russia’s largest travel show, returns for its 24th edition on March 14-16, 2017 in Moscow. Up to ... Read More

Russian “Vodohod” orders construction of a new cruise ship

Global Editor- January 31, 2017 0

var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bxpadij9r","width":150,"height":50,"t":1485422298,"userId":11891656,"type":"html5"}; On the 29th of December 2016 in Moscow the shipping company “Vodohod” (which is a part of UCL Holding) and “United ... Read More

VisitRussia.Travel: Bespoke travel services

Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2017 0

VisitRussia.Travel is a Destination Management Company of Quest Travel based in Moscow, Russia, which is a small family-run travel concierge since 2009, providing affordable bespoke ... Read More

MCE Central & Eastern Europe: The ultimate MICE B2B forum in Riga is going to skyrocket!

eturbonews- January 24, 2017 0

With just more than one and a half month left before the 7th annual MCE Central & Eastern Europe, the organization is going to skyrocket ... Read More

Five-star Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg gears up for FIFA football (soccer) 2017 kick-off

Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2017 0

Russia will grab the spotlight of the world’s football (soccer) calendar this summer when the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup international association football tournament takes place ... Read More

Russian officials: No explosion on board the ill-fated Tu-154

Global Editor- December 29, 2016 0

Russian officials have ruled out the possibility of an explosion on board a military plane which recently crashed into the sea. On Thursday, General Lieutenant ... Read More

Investigators: Failed wing flaps caused Russian plane crash

Global Editor- December 27, 2016 0

Russian investigators say that a fault with the wing flaps of the military plane that recently went down over the Black Sea was the reason ... Read More

South African President Zuma sends a message of condolences

eturbonews- December 26, 2016 0

On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the families, friends and ... Read More

Moscow railway stations evacuated over bomb threat

Global Editor- December 26, 2016 0

Police in the Russian capital of Moscow are evacuating people at three railway stations over an anonymous bomb threat, local media say. <!-- Banner in ... Read More

Russian plane with 91 musician on board crashed into the Black Sea

eturbonews- December 24, 2016 0

It was a military plane, but on board were musicians on their way to entertain soldiers in Lahakia in Siberia. The plan took off from Sochi. ... Read More

St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport first in Russia to receive “Welcome Chinese” Certification

Global Editor- December 19, 2016 0

Pulkovo Airport has received a Welcome Chinese Certification of the Chinese Academy of Tourism, testifying to the high quality of services provided by the airport ... Read More

All passengers and crew “miraculously survived” plane crash in Russia

Global Editor- December 19, 2016 0

The officials from the Russian Defense Ministry has said that the crash-landing of the IL-18 plane in Yakutia has left 16 people injured, but all ... Read More

Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam: KLM increase

eturbonews- December 14, 2016 0

Starting on February 18, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the frequency of flights between Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), from one to ... Read More

89th General Assembly of International Union of Railways held in Saint Petersburg

Global Editor- December 2, 2016 0

The Executive Board and 89th General Assembly of the International Union of Railways (UIC) were held on 1 December in Saint Petersburg, at the invitation ... Read More

Russian tourists love Jordan: 400 visitors landed in Aqaba today

eturbonews- November 23, 2016 0

A Pegas Touristic charter flight from Russia carrying 400 tourists landed in Aqaba, Jordan today. Aqaba is a seaside resort in Southern Jordan and after ... Read More

Russia foils planned terror attacks in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Global Editor- November 12, 2016 0

“The suspects confessed to having contacts with leaders of the terrorist group Islamic State based in the Middle East” Read More