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The cost of holidays in the popular resorts of Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus remained at the same level than last year or less. This “news” the Vice-President of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Dmitry Gorin.
According to him, the average price of a week’s tour to domestic destinations is currently about 25-30 thousand rubles for two, given the cost of transport and accommodation.
In the present time, said the interlocutor of the edition, many travel companies offer customers to rebook previously purchased overseas tours to travel inside the country. “This is done in case if a person wants to rest now. When will the international message, it is not yet clear”, — he explained.
In addition, it became known about the fall in the cost of tickets on some routes. Thus, according to “tutu.ru”, the price of tickets from Moscow to Simferopol and back compared with last year fell by 27 percent and amounted to 10.8 thousand rubles, the Moscow — Sochi fell by 34 percent to reach 8,5 thousand rubles, and the flight from the capital to Anapa 39 percent, to 7.9 thousand rubles.
On 29 June it was reported that Russian tourists rushed in one direction to the sea — tour operators record a sharp growth in the demand for tours in Sochi on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. So, according to travel companies, requests for vacation in the region began to arrive EN masse immediately after June 21, when in Krasnodar region were lifted quarantine measures.
Safe and controlled startup of the internal tourism in Russia was held in early June. In the first stage, begin the sanatorium with the medical license. Also, the authorities are developing rules to open further hotels, beaches, resorts, cruises and other components of the tourism industry. A full season will operate in Russia from 1 July.
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