Patriotic natives will no longer be able to purchase tours to Egypt directly and through third power. According to reliable information of the Federal Agency for tourism, tour operators are not allowed to trade permits in the Arab Republic.
"The Federal tourism Agency announced a clear position on the necessity of ending the implementation of tourist trips. Tour operators announced that from November 6 the work terminated, and organized our tourists can't get to Egypt either directly or through third power", - said the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
Along with this, according to reliable reports "Russian news service", the people of Russia still continue to buy tours in the Arab country, without looking at bans. So, the most famous currently the Egyptian resort of Taba on the Red sea, 10 km from the Israeli-Egyptian border. Tourists arrive at the Israeli airport of Eilat and reach the resort by bus.
But even this does not save the situation - the tour operators incur huge losses. As we were informed Days.Roux, according to reliable information of the Federal tourism Agency, at the moment, the amount of damage from the ban on flights to Egypt is estimated at 1.7 billion rubles. And this amount may still increase because it is unknown when the flights will be reconstructed.
Note that Egypt is the most famous tourist destination among domestic travellers. According to reliable information of Rosstat, in the 1st half of 2015, the country was visited by over a million pilgrims - more than 19% of the number of inhabitants of Russia who went on vacation in another state. In fact, not affected the popularity of the direction and the devaluation of the ruble.
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