In May 2013, an agreement was reached between Mongolia and Germany, allowing visa free travel for holders of German biometric passports. The decree will be implemented on the 1st September 2013, with the hope of attracting not only a higher number of German tourists, but also as an initiative to attract more tourists from around the world.
TripAdvisor’ Travellers’ Choice Awards 2013 have awarded The State Hermitage Museum the title of Top museum in the world. It states “One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7million exhibits including some of the world’s greatest works of art.”
On Sunday 6th July, voting closed for the European categories for the World Travel Awards. Real Russia had been nominated under Russia’s Leading Travel Agency 2013 against strong competition. The whole team are hoping that enough customers and partners voted, which would finally give the company the recognition that they deserve after years of serving in the travel and tourism industry.
On Saturday 6th July 2013, two charity rallies were launched at Horse Guards Parade in London; hosted by one of Real Russia’s chosen charities, Go Help. Real Russia provided Go Help participants with a discount for any visas needed along their routes of travel, as well as reduced pricing for train tickets for those who wanted to make their way back by train.