Trips to the USSR

How the USSR marketed its tourist hotspots. Towards the end of the 1920s, as his power solidified and his parochial policy of “Socialism in One Country” became state doctrine, Stalin ordered the creation of Intourist, the USSR’s first and only official travel agency. ‘Intourist’ survives to this day — though in a more innocent capacity. Its name … Continue reading Trips to the USSR