Domestic experts in the field of tourist industry urged residents not to rush to abandon tours to Egypt. In their opinion, the difficulties with safety in the country will be solved in the near future.
Member of the Board of the Alliance of travel agencies Sergey Samokhvalov hoped that the difficulties with security in the country will be solved in the foreseeable future and for the new year holidays Russians will again be able to go to their favorite resorts in Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada. "The coming peak date - New year, and now we say: let's not going to disown tours, your tour we suggest that you this in the hope that all difficulties be resolved", - explained the specialist, "Russian news service".
Taking into account the opinion Samokhvalova, if the ban on air traffic between the Russian Federation and Egypt will last for two to three months, it will not lead to a decline in the tourist industry. "For Egypt's economy and tourism industry will start to collapse if the ban lasts more than one year," he added.
Vice-President of the Association of tour operators of Russia Dmitry Gorin also advised citizens of Russia not to lose cash, and to preserve the Deposit on tours to Egypt. "We advise you not to lose money, since there is no prohibition of the foreign Ministry, and easier to freeze on Deposit", - he said.
The expert stressed that in case of refusal of the permit to Egypt it will not be easy to change to other destinations in the Dominican Republic, Thailand or the Emirates. Gorin also expressed confidence that soon the air traffic Egypt-Russia will resume.
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