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Named as the most popular summer resort in Russia — Simferopol international airport ranks first among the two tourist regions of the country in the number of purchased tickets. About this TASS said the Chairman of the Committee on tourism, resorts and sports of the state Council of the Republic Alexey Chernyak.
According to him, the number of bookings of flights to Crimea from July 1, when the expected full opening of the tourist season in the country, exceeding even that in not less popular among Russians Sochi.
“If you take the whole country, we on the third place after Moscow and St. Petersburg. Well here is clear, it is not only tourism, but also business centers, so after a coronavirus went on business,” concluded Chernyak.
The spokesman added that the Peninsula also occupies a leading position among domestic resorts for queries in web search engines. In addition, the growing popularity of the Crimea may indicate the expansion of the route network and increasing the number of carriers at the local airport.
On 17 June the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov told about the new rules of stay in the Republic in the summer of 2020. So, from July 1, the territory will allow the entry of citizens of other regions of Russia, while on the bridge across the Kerch Strait will operate in temperature control.
Crimean accommodation facilities from June 15 began receiving tourists after the relaxation of restrictions imposed on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. So, for the Crimean opened motels, hotels, Inns and pensions, and in two weeks, from July 1, the complexes will begin to take a rest from all Russian regions.
According to the latest figures, recorded in the Crimea 575 cases COVID-19. At the same hospital discharged recovered patients 381, 18 infections died.
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