Was held in Moscow dedicated to the German travel industry event for the German Travel Industry Day (GTID). About it reported in a press release from the National tourist office of Germany, submitted to "the Tape.ru" on Monday, March 20.
In the meeting held March 16, was attended by representatives of tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels and other organizations from both countries.
Participants GTID noted a revival of demand for Russian tourists in Germany. The experts noted that in 2016 the Russians issued about 260 thousand German visas. This is nearly 2 percent more than the previous year.
In addition, in January and February this year the consular services of Germany were issued 20 percent more permits to enter for the Russians compared to the same period in 2016.
The head of the tourist office of Germany in Russia Alla Belikova also noticed that the number of tourists from Russia began to recover. Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze, in turn, said that the European country is one of the leaders in the number of independent travelers from Russia.
According to the insurance company "SOGAZ", Germany headed the rating of the most safe for Russian tourists countries in Europe in 2016.
The plane Malaysian airline AirAsia, flying from the Australian Perth to Kuala Lumpur, was forced to turn around an hour and a half after takeoff — he jammed the engine. Board was badly shaken, passengers described the scene as a turbulence in the washing machine. The pilots managed to land the ship.
The third (highest) level of danger, announced the Ministry of health of Italy in nine cities because of the intense heat and drought. On Saturday, under threat of high temperatures will be in Bologna, Bolzano, Brescia, Perugia and Turin, on Sunday — Ancona, Caporaso, Florence, Pescara and Perugia. The thermometer will overcome the mark of 40 degrees.
The state Duma adopted in the first reading the bill about the resort fee. It is assumed that the amount of tax for the use of tourist infrastructure should not exceed 100 rubles per day. The fee may vary depending on different factors. Local authorities may even cancel this tax.
The death toll in the result of ignition of a fuel tanker in Pakistan has increased to 148 people, more 50 injured are in critical condition. Earlier it was reported about 123 casualties and 40 wounded. Local residents set out to collect fuel from the capsized razlichie on highway tanks.
Forwards the St. Petersburg "Zenith" Alexander Kokorin and Artem Dzyuba recorded message after the departure of the Russian national team from the confederations Cup. Smiling, the players did the typical hand gesture, usually indicating a moustache. The only person in the team wearing a mustache, is the head coach Stanislav Cherchesov.
Set in Odessa memorial plaque to the Marshal of the USSR Georgy Zhukov disappeared in the night of Sunday, June 25. The recording of activists in social networks on the removal of the sign drew the attention of the media. In may, the city dismantled the stone laid at the future site of the monument to the military leader.