Pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 continues to change the established rules of tourist business, and every other travel Agency could disappear.
however, industry experts believe that the principles that he previously worked as a travel agent in the era “after the virus” would be ineffective, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”.
“the market will take in the order of 30-50% of the travel agencies”, — says the head of the TBS Group Rashad Mammadov. According to him. this is a small and independent representatives travel retail, Agency, living standards in the past and do not want to change the world. Refuse to continue to work and those for whom tourism was just fun, and either the second or third business.
Flexibility and ability to transform is the answer, ignoring change will lead to the collapse.
Earlier today during the meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said that Russia is ready to gradually open the tourist season. “We are ready for a gradual opening of the holiday season. Since June 1, many regions have already resumed the work of the sanatoriums, which have medical license,” — said Mishustin. According to him, has already developed an exit plan from the industry mode of quarantine restrictions.
the Prime Minister stressed that “tourism is not only one of the victims (from the pandemic coronavirus — ed.) but one of the most promising, its potential is very high and in the current environment, acquires strategic importance.”
As pointed out by the head of the government, it is necessary to engage in systematic development of tourist industry. “We have no problems with demand for domestic tourism, many people want to travel around the country. The problem is the lack of quality tourism infrastructure and service at competitive prices”, — said the Prime Minister.
for his part, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko said, huntil 15 June, the Russian regions will prepare plans for the opening of the tourist season.
let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.
may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.
on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.
on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.
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