Travel News Digest Friday 9 October
As previously suggested by the own sources of the TourDom.ru portal, Rosaviatsia expanded the list of cities from which international flights are allowed. According to the order of the aviation department, from October 9, tourists will be able to go abroad from the airports of Samara, Krasnoyarsk, Grozny and Vladivostok – to countries with which agreements have been reached on the resumption of international flights.
Samara air harbor Kurumoch has already announced the schedule of the first flights abroad – find out which airlines and which routes will be available to depart from the Volga city from October 10.
And here is the Yekaterinburg airport Koltsovo, serving one of the most active in terms of tourism regions of our country – the Ural, still remains without international flights. What are the reasons for this discrimination? We sorted it out with the help of knowledgeable experts.
The expansion of the list of air hubs from which flights abroad are possible comes amid calls from the authorities to citizens to temporarily refrain from traveling due to the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 infection. Head Assistant Ministry of Health Alexey Kuznetsov recommended that the Russians spend the coming weekend at home, and the leader Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova advised families with children to postpone trips to southern resorts.
Observers do not rule out that the second wave of coronavirus may confuse plans Rostourism on the implementation of the second stage of the cashback program for tours in Russia, which should start on October 15. There is no talk of large-scale restrictions on the movement of citizens between regions of our country, but in the Stavropol Territory, for example, the authorities of which announced new rules for entering the region, sanatoriums are forced to answer alarm calls from tourists – to explain that two-week self-isolation does not threaten those arriving for treatment. Are there any cancellations of the booked holiday and what are the hopes for boosting sales in the Stavropol health resorts – we tell in the review.
A topic that is relevant for representatives of the Moscow tourist industry. The city authorities have clarified the procedure for submitting information about employees temporarily transferred to remote work in accordance with the decree of the mayor of the capital Sergei Sobyanin… In our material, the leader SA “Persona Grata” Georgy Mokhov gives employers specific recommendations – what must be taken into account when executing the order to transfer part of the staff to remote control, so as not to run into large fines.
Meanwhile, Rosturizm has finished accepting applications for grants to companies for the development of domestic and inbound tourism. To summarize, how many applicants have been announced for government subsidies of 1.2 billion rubles. and will there be enough subsidies for everyone?
It is also interesting to read: Will the opening of an additional point for passing tests for coronavirus help Domodedovo airport get rid of queues? What is the risk of contracting COVID-19 on board an aircraft? What are the chances of Israel opening up for tourism by the New Year?