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Tourists Turn Back on St. Petersburg
The St. Petersburg Times ^ | April 30, 2014 (Issue # 1808) | Irina Titova

Posted on 05/05/2014 8:44:15 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

The number of trips to St. Petersburg canceled by foreign tourists has increased by 15 to 20 percent this year when compared to the same time last year, tourism industry representatives said at a press conference Monday.

According to Leonid Flit, chairman of the management board of the North-Western regional department of the Russian Tourism Industry Union, the increase in canceled trips and bookings is due to recent events in Ukraine.

(Excerpt) Read more at sptimes.ru ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: economy; russia; tourism; ukraine

1 posted on 05/05/2014 8:44:16 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

They were all fascist, Banderite Chechnya-aligned terrorists anyways.

/Kremlin


2 posted on 05/05/2014 8:59:28 AM PDT by Justa
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To: WhiskeyX

I thought it was a hot spot for spring break.


3 posted on 05/05/2014 9:21:03 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: WhiskeyX

Anastasia screamed in vain.


4 posted on 05/05/2014 9:48:00 AM PDT by drjimmy
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