S7 Airlines launches new route between Vladivostok, Russia to Osaka, Japan

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld global airline alliance member, expands its route network and opens a new direction Vladivostok – Osaka. Tickets are available now. Direct flights to Osaka will be performed since 28 April 2017, on Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart from Vladivostok International Airport (Knevichi) at 13:30 and… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017,on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott opens in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres, Nizhny Novgorod

London, 2016-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center opened its doors in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres on 18 December 2015. Close to the business district and attractions, including the main pedestrian street Nizhegorodsky Kremlin, the hotel, the 7thCourtyard branded hotel in Russia offers 143 rooms including… Read the full press release

Aeroflot provided over 700 children from different regions of Russia with medical care in 2014 under its charity program “A Heart With Two Wings”

Moscow, 2014-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot is summing up the results of the charity program «A Heart With Two Wings» 2014. More than 700 children from different regions of Russia have received medical care during the outgoing year. The program was launched in the year of Aeroflot 90th anniversary — in 2013 — in order to help children with rare diseases of the immune system, musculoskeletal system and… Read the full press release

Aeroflot recognized as best airline in Russia according to TripAdvisor

Moscow, 2014-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot was recognized as the best airline in Russia according to the world’s largest travel site TripAdvisor. The site announced the winners of its third annual Travelers’ Choice awards for Travel Favorites — highlighting the top brands chosen by Russian travelers via online surveys and voting. Aeroflot was named the… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces changes to its frequent flyer programme

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2014-04-30 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, announces the introduction of changes to the «S7 Priority» frequent flyer programme. From the 29th of April «S7 Priority» members can purchase additional bonus miles if the accrued miles are not sufficient to get an award ticket. In addition a member of the «S7… Read the full press release

Travelport and Deutsche Bahn to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia

Moscow, Russia, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, and Deutsche Bahn (DB), one of the world’s leading rail passenger and logistics companies, today announce an initiative to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia. Through Travelport’s rail booking tool, RailMaster, Deutsche Bahn’s… Read the full press release

IHG to operate the first internationally branded hotel in Stavropol, Russia – Holiday Inn® Stavropol

Stavropol, Russia, 2014-04-15 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies today announced the signing of Holiday Inn® Stavropol – the first internationally branded hotel in the city.  IHG will manage the hotel on behalf of new owner Metropolia 26 LLC. Set to open in 2017, the 242-room newly… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens the five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel in Sochi, Russia

Luxurious ski and spa hotel ready to welcome Sochi visitors. Sochi, Russia, 2014-1-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International has opened a luxurious ski and spa hotel under its signature brand, Marriott Hotels, at the heart of the new Gorky Gorod ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana.  The five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel is ideally positioned at the foothills of… Read the full press release

The Olympic Sochi to host for first time in its history the international hockey tournament Channel One Cup

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Olympic Sochi for the first time in its history will be hosting the prestigious international hockey tournament – Channel One Cup. It is attended by four teams – Russia, Czech Republic, Finland and Sweden. In Sochi, from 19 to 22 December five of the tournament’s six meetings will be held…. Read the full press release

The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow named World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 at World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow has been awarded as the World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 for the fourth year running at the glittering World Travel Awards ceremony held on 30 October 2013 in Doha, Qatar. “This is the fourth year in a row that the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow… Read the full press release

The Organizing Committee of the Winter Games in Sochi presented the national “Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team”

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — On International Volunteer Day, 5 December, the Organizing Committee of the Winter Games in Sochi presented the national “Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team”. The Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team is complete, comprised of 25,000 volunteers from 26 volunteer centers across Russia as well as global volunteers. The team has undergone several states of… Read the full press release

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee announced the Space Torch will light Sochi 2014 Olympic Cauldron

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Cauldron at the Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games will be lit using the Torch that travelled to outer space during the Olympic Torch Relay. The lighting of the Olympic Cauldron is traditionally the highlight to the Opening… Read the full press release

The Tuva Republic, Russia hosted the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay

Sochi, Russia, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Tuva Republic hosted the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay today. The Olympic flame visited the geographical center of Asia, which is marked by a monument near Kyzyl. Fifty torchbearers covered a distance of 9.3 km as the Relay passed through the streets of the capital of the republic. Among the… Read the full press release

Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee opened its main ticket centers in Sochi and Moscow

Sochi, Russia, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sports fans who have not yet bought tickets for Sochi 2014 – Russia’s first Olympic Winter and Paralympic Winter Games on home soil – now have another option to obtain their passes to this once in a lifetime event, as the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee today opened its main ticket centers… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport passengers and guests can now call for free within Russia

Moscow, Russia, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has offered to its passengers and guests the service of free telephone calls. “Public telephones” are located in Terminals E (2 booths), F (5 booths), and C (2 booths). All those who arrive at the Airport have the opportunity to call their relatives and friends or promptly get connected with information and emergency services. Calls from these telephone sets to mobile and fixed-line numbers… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu honored as the Best Hotel Chain at the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2013 (Russia)

Radisson Blu has won the prestigious award of the National Geographic Traveler Russia magazine for the second year in a row Brussels, Belgium, 2013-11-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Radisson Blu, operated by the Carlson Rezidor, the leading international hotel group in Russia, CIS & Baltics, has been honored as the Best Hotel Chain at the National Geographic Traveler… Read the full press release

Local Babel Russia empowering Travel Brands to source new opportunities at MITT 2014

2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — LocalBabel.com, the specialist provider of customised marketing services, local market intelligence and business liaison, for businesses venturing into new markets, is set to make that difference for twenty select travel brands from around the world who will be invited to Moscow’s 21ST International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT). “Russia may well be… Read the full press release

Thailand attends Russia’s largest travel fair the Moscow Autumn Travel Industry Week Leisure 17 – 20 September 2013

Moscow, 2013-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thailand is planning a prominent, high-profile presence at Russia’s largest travel fair, the Moscow Autumn Travel Industry Week (MATIW) Leisure 2013 between 17 – 20 September 2013. Thailand’s 19th year of participation in the show will be marked by a presence of about 39 Thai representatives from hotels and resorts, tour operators and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announced frequency increases to destinations in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific

2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strong passenger demand and additional aircraft inducted to the fleet has prompted the Doha-based airline to add frequencies to its popular and growing routes. Highlights of the frequency increases are: Ankara (Turkey)                4 flights a week from 3 beginning Sep 18 Belgrade (Serbia)            4 flights a week from 3 beginning Sep 18 Bucharest… Read the full press release

Travelport signed distribution agreement with Russian airline, Air Company Yakutia

Moscow, Russia, 2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, today announces a distribution agreement with Russian airline, Air Company Yakutia. With this new agreement Travelport- connected travel agency customers in Russia, and worldwide, will have easy access to the Yakutia Sakha Republic-based airline’s published fares. “Working with… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announced New Budapest – Moscow Route from September 2013

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today Wizz Air announced a new route from Budapest to Moscow Vnukovo which will commence on 23 September. The new service will initially operate five times a week. Wizz Air’s “Go East” expansion has already brought new routes from Budapest to Ukraine, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Egypt over the… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport announced new route: Helsinki – Cherepovets Russia starting from 17 July

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Severstal Aircompany (D2) will commence direct connections from Cherepovets, Russia, to Helsinki on Wednesday, 17 July. This is the only direct connection from Cherepovets to Europe. Flights are operated three times per week with a 50-seat CRJ200 (Canadian Regional Jet). For connections, please visit Finavia’s schedule service. ###

Russia’s leading airline Aeroflot becomes ‘Official Carrier of Manchester United Football Club’

Moscow, 2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aeroflot, Russia’s leading airline, has today been unveiled as the ‘Official Carrier of Manchester United Football Club’. The announcement was made at an exclusive launch at Old Trafford attended by Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, Richard Arnold, Group Managing Director of Manchester United, David Moyes, Manchester United Manager, and members of the Manchester United squad. Manchester United selected JSC «Aeroflot-Russian… Read the full press release

Kenyan national carrier, Kenya Airways, applauds Rugby Sevens team for its performance in Rugby World Cup in Moscow, Russia

Nairobi, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — National carrier, Kenya Airways, has lauded the Rugby Sevens national team for its sterling performance in the just concluded Rugby World Cup in Moscow, Russia. The Kenyan team emerged fourth during the tightly contested tournament that was won by the New Zealand team. The team, which is officially sponsored by Kenya… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group strengthens its portfolio in Russia with new Park Inn by Radisson in Nizhny Tagil

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, strengthens its portfolio in Russia’s regional cities with the signing of a new Park Inn by Radisson in Nizhny Tagil. The mid-market property will be the first internationally branded hotel in this prominent industrial city. Enjoying an outstanding waterfront location… Read the full press release