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Favorite European country the Russians, among which Greece, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia and the Czech Republic, and is expected to maintain the flow of tourists from Russia after the pandemic coronavirus. On Wednesday, April 29, according to the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR).
For example, the Director of the Greek national tourism organisation in Russia and the CIS polycarpos area of Efstathiou said that in Greece always welcome Russian travellers. “We will do everything possible to after normalization of the epidemiological situation in Russia, the Russians came on holiday to Greece. It will be a safe holiday,” said Efstathiou, adding that the government was already working on new safety standards that would be implemented at tourist sites and in hotels.
The Embassy of Italy in Russia also expressed hope that the trip soon will be available again. “The Russians have always treated our country with a lot of love, traditionally choosing Italy for a pleasure trip,” reads their message.
In addition, the Russian office of CzechTourism said that there is “no closure of borders of the Czech Republic, which would spread to the Russians or travelers of other nationalities”.
In addition, as the head of the representative office for tourism of Croatia in Russia, Rajko Ruzicka, the country is even considering the possibility of simplifying the visa regime for Russians. “We did it, because I want Russian tourists arrived in Croatia in 2020. Moreover, now Croatia starts Russian language campaign “Invite Croatia to your house!” which calls to dream about Croatia, and after the lifting of restrictions due to pandemic to go to Croatia on holiday,” said Ruzicka.
Earlier in April it was reported that the tourists from different countries of Europe EN masse was going to visit Russia in the next two years. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the analytical center NAFI. It was attended by the inhabitants of 27 European countries with high rates of outbound tourism.
Video, photo All from Russia.