- a Russian agency that handles travel arrangements for foreign visitors to the former Soviet Union.
Origin of Intourist
< Russian Inturíst (acronym from inostránnyĭ turíst foreign tourist)
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Examples from the Web for intourist
Hotel Viru quickly became the pride of Intourist, a Soviet travel agency that was founded in the 1920s by Joseph Stalin.The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs
July 31, 2014
We were evidently assigned compartments by Intourist and where we were assigned we'll sleep.
One of the Intourist guides who had brought them from the railroad station stood to one side of the stairs.
The Intourist guide had started off with twenty-five persons and had clucked over them like a hen all afternoon.
Nevertheless, the Intourist guide went out of his way to avoid bringing his charges too near.
After going to our hotel, I was called by the Intourist Office and asked to go there.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)
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