Rosturizm doubt that they will be able to quickly make up for losses from the pandemic

the Losses that the Russian tourist industry suffered due to pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, will not be able to “catch up” before the end of next year. In an interview with RBC said the head of the Federal Agency for tourism of sarin doguzova.

She estimated the loss of the tourist industry in the first half of 2020, 1.5 trillion rubles. “God willing, by the end of next year we these losses will catch up. It will have a very rapidly growing, innovative solutions, including terms of inbound tourist flow”, — said the head of the Federal tourism Agency.

she’d given to understand that the loss estimate industry-1.5 trillion rubles — this is only the estimated amount, in reality losses may be greater.

we will Remind, on the eve of the General Director of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI) Svetlana Cumshewa encouraged the inclusion of measures to support the tourism industry in the national recovery plan of the Russian economy. “It is important that the national plan was spelled out clear and transparent rules of interaction and cooperation”, — said the expert Agency TASS, adding that proposals for the development of roadside tourism has already been sent to the government.

At the same time Cumshewa predicts that the tourism industry will be one of the perspective on the background of the situation with the pandemic coronavirus, as the “demand for domestic tourism will now grow.”

Meanwhile Rosturizm hopes that from 1 July the Russians will be able to travel around the country in the observance of safety measures and precautions. About this doguzova announced on June 9 in the online appeal.

“We understand that June will go to soft start and preparation for the launch of the holiday season, starting from 1 July. Of course, much will depend on the epidemiological situation in each region, but we will do our best”, — said the head of the Federal tourism Agency.

Abouton reminded that on June 1 began the first stage of the hospitality and tourism industries from restrictive measures in the regions began to open hotels and resorts.

doguzova also assured that the Agency is actively involved in the formation of a new available package tours to Russia, where an integrated value of travel starts from 10 thousand rubles for week package per person.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Irina Tyurina told “Interfax” that the recovery of tourism in Russia will interfere with the restrictions related to the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, and prices for tours around the country can jump in 1,5-2 times.

In her words, “the message Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko on resumption from 1 July interregional travel, tour operators, on the one hand, pleased, and with another — has caused many questions in this process.” “For example, when you see the beaches, hotels, museums?”, — asks the expert.

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 timesdevelopment 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.

June 2, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation 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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