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Karachay-Cherkessia suspends hotel construction in Dombai

Karachay-Cherkessia suspends hotel construction in Dombai

The leadership of the Karachaevsky urban district of Karachay-Cherkessia decided to suspend the issuance of permits for the construction of hotels and guest houses in the Dombay resort, acting Mayor of the city district Albert Dotdaev …

Abkhaz rescuers find body of St. Petersburg tourist

Abkhaz rescuers find body of St. Petersburg tourist

Today, employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Abkhazia found a body of a tourist from St. Petersburg, who fell into the river in the Gudauta region on August 12, the press service of the republican Ministry of Emergency Situations …

Stavropol region awaits influx of tourists

Stavropol region awaits influx of tourists

Governor of the Stavropol Territory Vladimir Vladimirov said that about 13,500 people have booked sanatoriums of the Caucasian Mineral Waters for July. In this regard, the head of the region recalled that currently 96 out of 124 …

Tbilisi and Batumi top safe destinations in Europe

Tbilisi and Batumi top safe destinations in Europe

Georgia's capital of Tbilisi has been named the safest place to travel in Europe in 2020 amongst the cities selected by European Best Destinations, a travel website developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe. The travel …

North Caucasus resorts to operate for individual tourists

North Caucasus resorts to operate for individual tourists

The North Caucasus Resorts company plans to open a tourism cluster - the Arkhyz, Veduchi and Elbrus resorts - this summer and is already preparing for the beginning of the season. The resorts will focus on individual tourism, company press …

Heydar Aliyev Center among TOP 3 modern art centers in CIS

Heydar Aliyev Center among TOP 3 modern art centers in CIS

Russia's TurStat tourist portal has presented a rating of the best museums and centers of modern art in the CIS countries, which are popular for visits, online tours and virtual tours. The top three best centers of modern art …

Tourism season to restart in Turkey by end of May

Tourism season to restart in Turkey by end of May

Turkey's tourism season is expected to be on hold until the end of May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's culture and tourism minister said Thursday, Daily Sabah reports. "Hopefully, we will see that tourism …

Russian couple that went missing in Armenia is found

Russian couple that went missing in Armenia is found

Armenia's National Crisis Management Center received a report yesterday at 8:48pm that a group of tourists had gone missing on a Lori Province motorway leading to Trchkan Waterfall. Rescuers, along with police, found Russian …

Ingushetia to host PUBG Mobile online game tournament

Ingushetia to host PUBG Mobile online game tournament

On February 29, the mountain region of Ingushetia, the Armkhi resort will host the PUBG Mobile online game tournament,  the spokeswoman for the republic’s tourism committee, Janetta Guliyeva informed. “The PUBG Mobile …

Ryanair names Tbilisi best 2020 destination

Ryanair names Tbilisi best 2020 destination

Georgian capital of Tbilisi has become the victor of the recent online voting of Ireland’s low-cost airline Ryanair, as the best travel destination for 2020. "We just crowned Tbilisi as Ryanair’s 2020 destination …

Georgia to host ITB Berlin travel trade show in 2022

Georgia to host ITB Berlin travel trade show in 2022

The 2022 ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Börse) Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, will be held in Tbilisi, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said. He noted that participating in this …

Austrian company to launch helicopter skiing in Georgia

Austrian company to launch helicopter skiing in Georgia

Georgia's Civil Aviation Agency has granted Austrian company Wucher Helicopter GmbH the right to carry out flights in Georgian mountainous resorts. Wucher Helicopter GmbH will carry out flights to Gudauri, Mestia and Goderdzi …

Avalanche in Gudauri kills Russian tourist

Avalanche in Gudauri kills Russian tourist

A Russian tourist has been found dead in Georgia’s mountainous Gudauri resort, buried under an avalanche, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed. The tourist went missing yesterday and a Georgian rescue team had been …