Travel News Digest Friday 23 October
Tour operators, which began selling tours to Egyptian Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada on the basis of connecting flights through Istanbul, heeded the warning Rostourism and promptly returned the implementation of such a tourist product. Earlier, the Federal Tourism Agency explained: flights are possible only to Cairo, for violation – severe sanctions. How will the money be returned to those who have already purchased the tour packages – we will tell in the article.
The inability to go on vacation to Egypt means a narrowing of the already meager winter range. In the absence of a wide choice, tour operators are stepping up their activities in Tanzania, once considered an exotic tourist destination. About 50 aircraft from Russia are scheduled to fly to Zanzibar in November alone, and not only from Moscow, but also from regional cities. Experts do not exclude that the transportation will be excessive and it will have to be reduced. Details are in the review. There were also relatively low-cost flights from the Russian capital to Tanzania. How much will the flight cost on board the airline Utairthat announced flights – you will learn from our material.
The sale of tours to Cuba is also open. Only now, do the airlines, on the basis of which flights offer tour packages, have appropriate route permits? We received the most reliable information.
Topical topic for travel agents. Should they return reward to tour operators for tours canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic? Lawyers disagree on this issue. Earlier, the founder of the UA “Persona Grata” Georgiy Mokhov spoke on the topic, now we give the point of view of another specialist – Elena Barinova.
Also interesting to read: What are blind tours? Are you ready to take advantage of such offers – take part in the survey. Employers will be allowed to send employees to sanatoriums without the participation of tour operators. In Greece, there is a curfew and increased masking. Will there be any inconvenience for vacationers?