MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the eve of the winter tourist season, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko called on the country’s residents to take into account the coronavirus restrictions introduced in the regions and observe all safety measures when going on a trip.
“I appeal to everyone who is going on vacation or planning to celebrate the New Year at home: observe all safety measures and treat others with respect. Only in this case will the New Year holidays be comfortable, the holidays will bring a lot of pleasure and we will be able to calmly plan the upcoming spring-summer season, ”the Deputy Prime Minister said in a statement circulated in the media.
He recalled that according to the experience of the summer campaign, “when the industry and tourists took a responsible attitude to safety issues, it was possible to avoid outbreaks of disease even in the highest period.”
For the winter season, Rosturizm together with Rospotrebnadzor also developed recommendations for the tourism industry.
The Deputy Prime Minister pointed out the need to comply with the restrictive measures introduced by the local authorities.
“Depending on the situation, some regions today impose restrictions during the New Year holidays, bans on entertainment and the operation of public catering facilities. Of course, these measures to combat COVID-19 must be taken into account when planning travel. “
At the same time, Dmitry Chernyshenko announced new available offers for the upcoming season.
“Now there is a great opportunity to appreciate the beauty of our country. Available programs of the winter tourist season will open up new holiday destinations around the country. This became possible due to the organization of charter programs, which allow not only to reduce the cost of air tickets, but also to form tours in new directions, ”he said.
In particular, in the winter, including New Year’s holidays, charters will be organized to Sheregesh, Chelyabinsk region, Veliky Ustyug, Vladivostok, as well as Krasnaya Polyana and to the ski resorts of the North Caucasus – Arkhyz, Dombay, in the Elbrus region through the airport of the Caucasian Mineral Water. Since February, charters have been launched for winter Baikal.
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