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Almost all the organized tourists returned from abroad to Russia. About it reported in a press-service of the Federal tourism Agency.
“To date, the vast majority of Russian tourists who were abroad on the lines of tour operators, returned to the territory of the Russian Federation”, – stated in the message.
Over the past two weeks, the country has returned about 160 thousand tourists from 43 countries. Most of the Russians arrived from the countries of South-East Asia, the Caribbean and Turkey.
currently abroad remain 109 people. Some of them awaiting departure from countries where limited air travel or cruises, completing the trails in April.
At the same time in different countries of the world remain independently organised trips abroad tourists. Their return home engaged in Rosaviation and Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia with the participation of the Federal tourism Agency. In particular, on Wednesday, the airline Air Azur sent a plane for the Russians to Brazil and Peru.
“In this regard, I wish to Express my gratitude to the tour operators, airlines and air crews for their professionalism. Our industry shows its effectiveness in unprecedented conditions with which the world has ever faced. At the moment we are focused on measures to support the tourism industry”, – said the head of the Federal tourism Agency of sarin doguzova.
the Federal tourism Agency said that since March 19, Russian tour operators have temporarily suspended sending of tourists outside of the Russian Federation. Booking tours customers are offered to transfer your booking to a later date.
Sergei Sobyanin announced that from abroad arrived in Russia about one million people. From Chile evacuated 106 Russian tourists from the Philippines – 457 people.
Total worldwide, according to who, the number of people infected with coronavirus has already exceeded 750 thousand people, more than 36 thousand died. In Russia recorded 2777 cases in 75 regions. Per day is issued for the recovery of 69 people, 45 of them in Moscow.
the Government has approved amendments to tighten punishment for violation of karantina the state Duma said in any case, the Russians will get full payment for tickets