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Sochi residents responded to the government’s decision on the opening of the holiday season in early June and found it to be abnormal in the context of pandemic coronavirus. This writes the “Caucasian knot”.
“We are afraid of newcomers,” said one of the interviewees, publications about a possible influx of tourists and proposed to close the town as long as the threat of the spread of the infection is minimized. “People have nothing to eat, what tourist season without the sea, beaches and no money in isolation?” — said another resident of Sochi.
One of the local restaurateurs, in turn, noted that the opening of the tourist season in the circumstances “not normal”. “My business came the crash, and no this is not the case”, he added.
At the same time some Russians arrived in the resort city from other regions on a permanent or temporary residence, said that in Sochi “under the sun space enough for everyone”. “Let any restrictions, if only in Sochi,” — said coming from a Siberian village.
27 may it was reported that Russian tourists EN masse have planned a seaside holiday next summer in spite of the pandemic coronavirus. The most popular resort towns for holidays appeared Sochi and Anapa. No less popular among Russians are Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Krasnodar and Simferopol.
“Safe and controlled” run of domestic tourism in Russia is expected in the first half of the summer. In the first stage opens the sanatorium with the medical license. Now the authorities are developing rules to open further hotels, beaches, resorts, cruises and other components of the tourism industry.
Video, photo All from Russia.