Travel News Digest Saturday 17 April
The first weekend of the ending week was full of important news for travel companies and tourists. Rosaviatsia has created an operational headquarters to organize the export of our citizens from Turkey, air traffic with which has been suspended for 1.5 months. Assessing the results of the first meeting, experts believe that the issue should be resolved faster. But with another problem – how to return to their homeland those who are stuck in other countries due to canceled connecting flights of foreign airlines to Russia via Istanbul – there is still uncertainty.
In the meantime, the topic is becoming more and more acute: many tourists, for example, cannot fly out of Montenegro – the sharply increased air tickets simply cannot be affordable for many travelers.
By the way, those who return from a holiday in Turkey or Tanzania will not have a pleasant surprise at home. On the portal Public services a message appeared: such tourists must observe the regime of two-week self-isolation at the place of residence. Experts are puzzled – the regulatory document referred to by the site only applies to travel to the UK and Ireland. Nevertheless, it is worth heeding the recommendations of the founder. SA “Persona Grata” Georgy Mokhova – he explains how tourists should act in this situation so as not to run into a fine Rospotrebnadzor…
But for tourists whose trips to Turkey or Tanzania will not take place, the pressing issue is the refund of money for tours. We called the hotline Rostourism and personally checked how competent advice can be obtained there regarding such a possibility.
To other topics. Should we expect an explosive demand for holidays in Greece against the backdrop of temporarily closed Turkey? Get the opinions of the tour operators of the destination.
In another article on tourism to Greece, the specialist explains how to assess the initiative of one of the politicians of this country – to abolish visas for Russian citizens. Is this a realistic prospect?
It is also interesting to read: Will Russians who have been vaccinated against coronavirus be able to enter the Maldives without a PCR test? Are problems with water supply in Crimean hotels likely in the coming summer season?