Talk about the fact that the process of “opening” of Turkey for Russian tourists could be delayed, it seems, has failed. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree abolishing restrictions on Turkey. This means removing all restrictions on Charter flights transportation between Russia and Turkish resorts. Now fans of the holiday in Antalya can really start packing.
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Press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry Irina Tyurina told “MK”, since then, the tour operators urgently together with the airline will begin to form a flight to Turkey. Carriers still need to get permission to fly from the Federal air transport Agency. But, as suggested by the expert, this will be a mere formality, given the importance of the moment, the problems should not arise. Contracts with the Turkish hotels a lot of time is also not necessary, all host company in working condition, because the service of tourists from Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Georgia. From the foregoing, it is the first flight with the tourists can start in the direction of Turkey at the end of next week.
The cost of permits will become clear from day to day. Also on Thursday, it was announced that Turkish hoteliers especially for the Russians lowered the price of their services. Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov said that the authorities have developed a programme to encourage tourism, providing loans to operators and subsidy Charter. As a result, the discount can be up to 25%. Irina Tyurina stresses in this regard that the cost of the treatment at first must be very tempting. Without this form, the number of tourists on the route, she said.
Previously, experts have suggested global redistribution of tourist flow that will feel the main European beach destinations on the background of the opening of Turkey. There were opinions that can hurt the Crimea and Krasnodar Krai. However, analyst group of companies “Finam” Timur Nigmatullin believes that it is unlikely that “Turkish” tourists can be fully deducted from the tourist traffic to the Russian resorts. These areas have different positioning. Moreover, the majority of Russians have already decided on the plans for the summer. However, next year, local resorts because Turkey can lose about one million tourists.
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