Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order to reimburse tour operators for the funds spent on the return of Russian tourists from abroad. The document was published on the official Internet portal of legal information. The government will allocate 6 billion rubles. subsidies for tour operators. These funds should cover the cost of returning … Read more
The government has instructed Rostourism to consider introducing a zero value added tax (VAT) for tour operators, similar to hoteliers, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko. The Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) requested the zeroing of VAT in April. “The industry itself made such proposals. We will instruct Rostourism to work on this … Read more
The authorities continue to look for opportunities to support the Russian tourism business. It is proposed that enterprises in this area, among other things, be exempted from part of the taxes. .
The head of the Federal Tourism Agency, Zarina Doguzova, said that the debt of tour operators for paid and canceled tours abroad after February 24 reached 40 billion rubles. According to her, it is possible to start returning the money provided that at least some of the foreign destinations are reopened. Ms. Doguzova spoke at … Read more
The government compensates the tour operator for the cost of exporting at least 50 thousand tourists from abroad. For these purposes, Rostourism has been allocated 6 billion rubles, follows from the order. The government allocated money from the reserve fund. It is noted that the subsidy is assigned “to reimburse the costs associated with restrictions … Read more
Egyptian authorities are exploring the possibility of allowing Russian companies operating in the tourism sector to pay for hotels in rubles. This form of payment should become an alternative to payments in dollars, TASS reports. .
As soon as the tourism industry announced the restoration of its own flight programs to the resorts of Turkey and Egypt, the cost of organized trips to these countries increased by about 35% compared to last fall. But such prices significantly curb demand. Travel agents expect that with the growth of competition the situation will … Read more
Russian tour operators have launched the sale of tours abroad for those wishing to issue cards of international payment systems in local banks, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) reports. Visa and MasterCard have stopped working in the Russian Federation and servicing Russian cards abroad. ATOR writes that for those who want to … Read more
Russian airlines and tour operators are canceling flights to the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela and Cuba, the Russian Association of Tour Operators said. She suggests that this is due to the decision of European countries to close their airspace: flights due to overflights become difficult and “fantastically expensive”. According to ATOR estimates, more than 150,000 … Read more