2014 Sochi Games press-conference for accredited media at the Main Media Center in Sochi

Sochi, Russia, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The first press-conference for accredited media took place at the Main Media Center next to the Olympic Park today. The way of journalists and broadcasters’ work is determined due to the international standards for the staging of major events. To ensure a productive and comfortable environment for journalists and broadcasters at… Read the full press release

Lufthansa announced special flight timetable for the XXII Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Cologne, Germany, 2014-1-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today at 9.40 a.m. a Lufthansa Airbus A321 with flight number LH 1474 left Frankfurt Airport for the first flight to Sochi. Lufthansa is the Official Carrier of the German Olympic team and the National Paralympic Committee and has drawn up a special flight timetable for the XXII Winter Olympics… 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

Sheremetyevo International Airport announced new rules for liquids in carry-on luggage during 2014 XXII Winter Olympics and XI Winter Paralympics in Sochi

Moscow, Russia, 2014-1-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — According to a decree issued by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, several changes now apply to the rules of pre-flight and post-flight inspection as of January 11, 2013. One of them prohibits the transportation of all kinds of liquids in carry-on luggage for flights departing from airports located in the Russian Federation. This measure is aimed at ensuring the protection of civil aviation facilities against unlawful… 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 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