tour Operators said about mass failures and postponements of tours in Russia, previously booked for March-may, reported “Interfax” the President of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Andrey Ignatyev.
“the tour Operators of domestic tourism has faced almost 100% of cancellations previously paid tours scheduled from March to may, only some tourists agree on a transfer date, usually in the summer and fall,” he explained.
this has resulted in the closing of museums, the prohibition of all tours for schoolchildren and other quarantine restrictions, for example for elderly people.
Among the areas leader in the bounce – Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan. There are a few brave souls — tourists from distant regions and Russians with non-refundable tickets.
This is a further blow to the tour operators, hotels, catering, passenger transport, trains and planes, which had suffered from restrictions on international traffic.