Tour operators China cancel group tours of Hubei province in Russia

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China tour Operators cancel all group tours from the Hubei province in Russia for the period from 25 January to 1 February, reports the Agency “Moscow” with reference to the press service of the tourist Association “World without borders”.

“the Chinese tour operators that send tourists from Hubei province, has received an order from the municipal Bureau of culture and tourism of the city of Wuhan and the Centre for the prevention of epidemics to cancel all group tours to Russia for the period from 25 January to 1 February,” – said the representative of the tourist Association.

in addition, it is specified that in accordance with the “Standards of compensation for quality of service of travel agencies” and “Rules of sale of services of travel Agency” all travel companies costs of air tickets, accommodation in hotels, meals, tours and other losses incurred will be compensated in the framework of force majeure.

it is also Reported that the tourism companies were asked to return to clients payments “through friendly consultations” without penalty. Tourists may also want to change the dates of his tour at a later.

“Also, according to some, from the list of organized tourist groups traveling on a trip to Russia from other provinces of China are excluded tourists residing in the cities of Hubei province in addition to Wuhan this city Zhijiang, Santa, Huanggang, Ezhou and Chibi. As a rule, it is the exception from the generated group list two to four tourists”, – said the press service.

Earlier it was reported that Chinese authorities had asked carriers to reduce the number of flights to Wuhan due to the outbreak of pneumonia and urged to pay attention to the recommended preventive measures.

At the outbreak of the disease in China in the PCT stated that it refused to travel to China, the Russians can claim a full refund of the money spent on the tour. And in “Aeroflot” has already invited the passengers to take flights to China bithout charge.

At the moment the number of people infected with coronavirus in China is approaching to a thousand, 26 people died.

the Cases have also been registered in Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.

Russia stepped up security measures at railway stations and airports for coronavirus

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