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The Czech Republic extended the ban on issuing visas to citizens of the Russian Federation
The possibility of obtaining visas to the Czech Republic, as well as temporary residence permits, is blocked for Russians and Belarusians until at least the end of April 2024.
Russian tourists with Schengen visas will not be able to enter the Czech Republic from October 25
From October 25, Russian citizens with a valid Schengen visa issued by any EU Member State traveling for tourism, sport or cultural purposes will be denied entry to the Czech Republic
Smartwings Airlines resumed flights between St. Petersburg and Prague
The Czech airline Smartwings has resumed direct flights between St. Petersburg and Prague. The first flight from the Northern capital was scheduled for September 2,
Russia expands its flight map
The Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center said that restrictions on regular and charter flight travel from Russia to the number of abroad destinations will be lifted on August 27.
Aeroflot intends to start flights to Prague from October 1
Aeroflot Airlines plans to start international flights to the Czech capital from October 1.
Where Russian tourists will fly for the New Year
In July-August, Russian tourists started buying air tickets for the New Year holidays after a long break. Primarily, hey show interest for the still closed European countries.
Czech: until the end of the summer the borders for tourists from Russia will not be opened
The Czech borders for tourists from Russia, Ukraine and other non European Union countries will remain closed all the summer.
When the European countries will resume issuing visas in Russia
The date of the resumption of work of visa centers in Europe is still largely unclear.
Russian Foreign Ministry called the conditions for the resumption of tourist trips to abroad
The Russian Foreign Ministry published a review of the plans of various states to cancel the restrictions imposed due to the situation with the pandemic.
Tours to the Czech Republic for autumn and winter are already on sale
The Czech Republic is one of the first countries in Europe to announce quarantine mitigation due to the coronavirus pandemic, and even allowed its citizens to travel abroad.
TOP-5 most popular spring sightseeing destinations in Europe among Russians
Tour operators have named the TOP-5 of the best-selling European destinations this spring.
Number of tours to Prague from regions will increase
Russian tourist flow to the Czech Republic in 2019 has increased. Against this positive background, tour operators are staging more programs with flights to Prague from the regions.
The most popular European cities for travelers for Christmas dates
In 2019 European routes account for about 8% of all tickets sold by Tutu.ru in December. The number of travelers, who decided to go to Europe for the holidays at the beginning of December, fell by 4%.
Ural Airlines will launch flights from Rostov-on-Don to Prague since February 21
Ural Airlines will start operating flights from Rostov-on-Don to Prague from February 21, 2020. The flights will be operated on Fridays by Airbus A320.
New Year in the Czech Republic is not popular anymore
New Year's celebration in the Czech capital is losing its actuality among Russian tourists. This year tourists are more interested in tours after New Year’s dates.
Russians spend the longest time in the Czech capital
Tourists from Russia were among those who spend the longest time in the Czech capital, an average - 3 nights. In the whole country, the number of Russian tourists accommodated in Czech hotels increased by 2,6%.
Russian airlines cancel flights to Сzech after Ministry withdraws permission
Russia’s national carrier Aeroflot and two other airlines from the country have canceled several flights to and from Czech on Tuesday after the country’s Transport Ministry withdrew permits for the flights, the BBC in Russia reported. The Russian airlines have limited air traffic between Prague and the airports of Moscow and Yekaterinburg, the report said. Later on Tuesday, the Czech Ministry of Transport reported that flights of Russian airlines were once again allowed – but only until July 7.
The Czech Republic: in the summer the demand has increased in combined tours
The Czech Republic in the first quarter of 2019 registered a 9% decline in arrivals from Russia. According to the National Tourism Board of the Czech Republic, in January-March, 131,000 citizens of the Russian Federation visited the Czech Republic, which is 8.9% less than in the same period a year ago.
Outbound tourist flow in the I quarter of 2019: where did the Russians rest in winter
The Russian tourist flow to Czech Republic increased by 35.3% in 2017
“Russia entered into the TOP-5 of the main incoming markets for Czech Republic with the fourth position. According to the rate of annual growth of the tourist flow, the country is on the second line”, - these are the data of the Central Statistical Office of Czech Republic (ČSÚ). Germany remains as the main incoming market for Czech Republic (1.95 million tourists, an increase of 3.9% against 2016).
The Russian tourist flow to Czech Republic increased by 50% in the first half of the year
“In the first half of the year 2017 268,200 Russian tourists visited Czech Republic, which is 51.1% more than in the same period of the last year”, - said the Director of the representative office of the National Tourist Directorate “ChezhTourizm” in Russian Federation and CIS countries Alena Kudilkova. According to her, the Russians are on fourth place by number of arrivals, following tourists from neighboring countries - Poland, Slovakia and Germany
The flow of Russian tourists to Czech Republic increased by 50% in the first half of the year
“The total tourist flow to Czech Republic increased by 13% in the first half of 2017 in comparison with the same period of 2016”, - said Roman Prokazka, Director of the National Tourist Board of Czech Republic for the regions of Russian Federation and Kazakhstan. He noted that tourists from China are on the first line in the list of incoming tourists.
Russian tourists are on the second place in Czech Republic
Today, Russia is the second country by the number of arrivals of foreign tourists to the country and number 1 among the "distant" markets. This was reported to Mrs. Alena Kudilkova the Head of the Russian representative office of the National Tourist Board of Czech Republic (CzechTourism).
Czech Republic hopes on the 30% growth of tourist flow from Russia in 2017
“The number of tourists from Russia to Czech Republic may increase by one third in 2017 in comparison with the last year”, - said the Head of the national tourism department of Czech Republic, Alain Kudilkova. "We are very pleased that after the crisis fall the tourist flow from Russia to Czech Republic began to recover.
“Rossiya” airline launches charter flights from St. Petersburg to Pardubice
“Rossia” airline is launching direct charter flights from Pulkovo airport to Pardubice (Czech Republic),” - said the official representative of the airline. The first test flight on the new route "Rossia" has performed on March 5, 2017.