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.
Users of BuzzFeed in the survey, named best destinations for single travelers up to 30 years. The list of 17 places, the position of which is not ranked, included Croatia, which one traveler called it the most beautiful region in the world, as well as Ireland, Paris, Hawaii and Japan.
The majority of Russians do not agree to cut housing costs while traveling. In the course of a survey of residents of different countries, commissioned by the tourist service momondo, more than 80 percent of its Russian participants stated that they would not save on hotels.
The unprecedented pace of early bookings by Russians abroad trips for the summer scare of tour operators, said General Director of "Intourist" Victor Topolkaraev. "The number of tourists visiting demonstrates the unique trends and explosive growth," — said the expert. One reason for this lies in the strengthening of the ruble, he said.
The majority of citizens of Russia all other forms of government it prefers a Republic. According to the survey conducted by the Russian center for public opinion (VTSIOM), the state system voted 88 percent of respondents. Against the monarchy were made by 68 percent of respondents.
Scientists from Stockholm University (Sweden) found a way through which people can predict his impending death. According to the authors of the study, the harbinger of death is loss of smell. To do this, within 10 years watching 1774 Swedes aged 40-90 years.
A group of six men arranged in Facebook the live broadcast of the rape of a minor. Watched 40 people, none of whom reported to the police. In Facebook said that do not allow the placement of such content. Video from Facebook has been removed.