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News Belarus Tourism: Belarus to change classification, requirements for inns, hotels, personnel

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Belarus to change classification, requirements for inns, hotels, personnel
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/belarus-to-change-classification-requirements-for-inns-hotels-personnel-126979-2019/

The new document presents requirements depending on specific types of hotels and inns. For instance, hotels with up to 15 rooms will face one set of requirements while hotels with more rooms than that will encounter another set.

News Belarus Tourism: Police in Argentina arrest 4 in killing of British tourist

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
Police in Argentina arrest 4 in killing of British tourist
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/police-in-argentina-arrest-4-in-killing-of-british-tourist/

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus has reached an agreement with China to receive a $500-million loan, officials in the ex-Soviet country said Monday. Belarus' Finance Ministry said the loan will be ...

News Belarus Tourism: Nur-Sultan, Almaty among 10 most popular tourist cities in CIS

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Nur-Sultan, Almaty among 10 most popular tourist cities in CIS
News source: https://astanatimes.com/2019/10/nur-sultan-almaty-among-10-most-popular-tourist-cities-in-cis/

NUR-SULTAN – The capital and Almaty are among the top ten most attractive tourist cities in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), reported turstat.com. The website ranks the most popular ...

News Belarus Tourism: Japan tourism: How Japan became the world's fastest growing tourism destination

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Japan tourism: How Japan became the world's fastest growing tourism destination
News source: https://www.traveller.com.au/japan-tourism-how-japan-became-the-worlds-fastest-growing-tourism-destination-h1ihir

In 2017 it became easier for travellers from Armenia and Azerbaijan to visit, and last year those from India, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine became the latest to benefit. A total of 68 nationalities can ...

News Belarus Tourism: Iran, Belarus to sign MoU on Sport cooperation

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Iran, Belarus to sign MoU on Sport cooperation
News source: http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/440742/Iran-Belarus-to-sign-MoU-on-Sport-cooperation

TEHRAN – Iran's Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Masoud Soltanifar, has traveled to Minsk, capital of Belarus, to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on sports cooperation between the two countries.

News Belarus Tourism: Hunting in Belarus grows more popular among Georgians

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Hunting in Belarus grows more popular among Georgians
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/hunting-in-belarus-grows-more-popular-among-georgians-123182-2019/

The ambassador said: “The number of Georgian tourists coming to Belarus is on the rise. Hunting grounds are becoming popular. Many Georgians come back again after properly appreciating how good the things here are.”

News Belarus Tourism: Belarus Expands Visa-Free Regime

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Belarus Expands Visa-Free Regime
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/8/8/344106/

Now foreigners can travel throughout the western regions of Belarus, but only as part of organized tourist groups on a visa-free territory of Brest-Hrodna. The decree comes into force three months ...

News Belarus Tourism: Belarus' tourism bill to be finalized by autumn

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Belarus' tourism bill to be finalized by autumn
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/belarus-tourism-bill-to-be-finalized-by-autumn-123087-2019/

The draft law envisages a new mechanism to protect tourists' rights in Belarus, such as financial guarantees. The bill also describes the rules of concluding agreements in writing and electronic forms, specifies some definitions and introduces new terms.

News Belarus Tourism: Chernobyl to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe?

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Chernobyl to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe?
News source: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/7/15/20695559/chernobyl-an-official-tourist-attraction-but-is-it-safe

Tourists are already required to wear long-sleeves, pants and closed shoes inside the exclusion zone and their clothing is tested at radiation checkpoints, at which point contaminated items are either washed or confiscated.

News Belarus Tourism: Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe?

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe?
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/chernobyl-set-become-official-tourist-153648579.html

That boost in tourism has been made safer by completion of the New Safe ... Where I go to relax': Chernobyl 'stalker' tells why he loves exclusion zone Belarus: In Ukraine's secretive northern ...

News Belarus Tourism: What did Putin, Lukashenka Agree Upon?

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
What did Putin, Lukashenka Agree Upon?
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/7/19/341817/

Most sections of the Forum of the Regions were dedicated to the development of contacts. Representatives of Russia and Belarus discussed how to develop tourism and expand student exchanges, prepared a ...

News Belarus Tourism: Kazakhstan lake resort is encouraging health tourism

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
Kazakhstan lake resort is encouraging health tourism
News source: https://www.imtj.com/news/kazakhstan-lake-resort-encouraging-health-tourism/

According to The Astana Times, Kazakhstan’s Kamystybas Lake area is emerging as an eco and health tourism destination. The lake, in western Kazakhstan, apparently attracts visitors from Turkey, Russia ...

News Belarus Tourism: Children affected by Chernobyl disaster arrive in town

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
Children affected by Chernobyl disaster arrive in town
News source: https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/children-affected-by-chernobyl-explosion-arrive-in-norfolk-and-suffolk-1-6082711

During this time, they will have a full programme of activities and will visit local attractions. Alison Stannard ... According to the charity, living standards in Belarus are much lower and children ...

News Belarus Tourism: How Chernobyl became an ‘accidental wildlife sanctuary’

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
How Chernobyl became an ‘accidental wildlife sanctuary’
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel/europe/how-chernobyl-became-an-accidental-wildlife-sanctuary-1.3909800

Chernobyl town was evacuated and the exclusion zone today covers 2,600 sq km in Ukraine and 2,100 sq km in Belarus. Ukraine turned its part of the zone into a tourist attraction several years ago - 50 ...

News Belarus Tourism: Minsk, Belarus - How to get there, where to stay and what to do

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
Minsk, Belarus - How to get there, where to stay and what to do
News source: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/trips-and-breaks/minsk-belarus-guide-hotels-flights-16267106

The Mini Balarus Museum or ‘Strana Mini’ is a great place to see the rest of Belarus, even if only in miniature form. The museum holds a large number of miniature replicas of some of the country’s ...

News Belarus Tourism: New milestone of cooperation between Minsk and Ankara reached

Published on: Wednesday 17 April 2019
News source: https://www.tvr.by/eng/news/ekonomika/novaya_vekha_sotrudnichestva_minska_i_ankary_i_perspektivnye_proekty_blizhayshego_budushchego/

The official relations of Minsk and Ankara are reaching a new level of partnership: from economy and trade to joint projects in education, science and tourism. The dialogue between the leaders of ...

News Belarus Tourism: Turkey ready to carry out projects in Belarus: Minister

Published on: Monday 15 April 2019
News source: https://www.yenisafak.com/en/news/turkey-ready-to-carry-out-projects-in-belarus-minister-3479124

... in the Turkish capital Ankara which followed a two-day convention of Turkey-Belarus Joint Economic Commission. "We have discussed many topics from finance to tourism, contracting investments to ...

News Belarus Tourism: Belarus' revenue from foreign hunting tourism up 1.5 times since 2015

Published on: Tuesday 16 April 2019
News source: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/belarus-revenue-from-foreign-hunting-tourism-up-15-times-since-2015-120383-2019/

MINSK, 17 April (BelTA) – Belarus' revenue from foreign hunting tourism has increased by more than 1.5 times since 2015, Chairman of the Belarusian Society of Hunters and Fishermen Yuri Shumsky ...