MOSCOW, may 4 — RIA Novosti. Experts said, when the Europeans begin to travel again, according to ATOR.
representatives of the tourist industry is trying to predict the date when citizens of different countries can visit the resorts. For example, experts suggest that tourists from Germany and the UK will travel abroad to mid-June. Moreover, they do not rule out that foreign tourism in these countries will not recover until the autumn.
the German Authorities extended the ban on foreign travel until June 14 in connection with the ongoing pandemic. As stated by the foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the government has already evacuated from abroad about 240 thousand citizens, and to hold a “surgery again this summer will not work.” However, he did not specify, whether will allow after the key date the Germans will go to the beaches of Turkey, Greece and especially Spain.
writes citing its sources, the magazine Spiegel that the government, which initially announced the suspension of international travel until may 3, leaving open the question of whether all possible trips abroad during the summer holidays.
According to the German travel Association (DRV), the decision of the Federal authorities “killing” season 2020, as the “open date” the Germans will not dare to book tours in July and even August. According to DRV, the government’s position is “a signal that a return to normal by July or August, is unlikely.
a Few days earlier on television, the head of tourism of the government of Germany Thomas Baris warned the Germans that this year “they will not be able to go on vacation outside of their country.”
the news from Germany has plunged into depression hoteliers of Turkey. They have new refunds of advance payments. Last year, Antalya received 1.2 million “package” of tourists from Germany.
In the UK tour operators, following the recommendations of the foreign Ministry of the country, has canceled all beach tours abroad until 11 June. It was originally a date on may 14 and on may 15 was the departure to Majorca.
According to the British media, the tourist market there can be no assurance that a foreign trip and will resume on June 12. According to British authorities, the borders of many European countries in mid-June will still be closed.
furthermore, British tourists waiting for another test. In may it is planned the introduction of a mandatory two-week isolation, everyone who came into the country from abroad.
currently, there are no health checks of arriving passengers, but after a few days, according to The Independent, things can change. As the publication said the Minister of transport Grant Shapps, the self-isolation “can help prevent re-surge in infections and deaths”.
according to observers, the mandatory quarantine will dramatically reduce the demand for overseas travel: willing after returning from the beach to sit out at home for two weeks there is very little.