Employees of Turkish hotels may soon be required to teach English language. The Turkish staff were made by the adherents of the Russian tourism industry. It is expected that a decision will be made next summer.
Russian tourists prefer to relax in Turkey, already next summer will be able to feel like home. Of plan be required to translate all the signs in English. In addition, English speak and hotel staff. However, work such rules shall be in those places, where more than 50% of travelers from Russia.
This proposal was put forward by adherents of the Russian tourism sector, and Turkish colleagues, apparently, not against similar innovations. In early October, the Russian Federation will come a specialized expert group from Turkey to discuss this initiative.
"The Turkish side is sympathetic to the proposal to increase the number of qualified personnel in hotels, because it happens, as if mildly, strange situation, when 90% of the resting - Russians, and the staff speaks only English. For better orientation and immersion in the environment, of course, did not hurt that the staff knew English and announcements were in Russian, it would assist travelers to adapt and would increase Russian tourists. And it is not necessary that the percentage match was over 50%." - quoting "Izvestia" Chapter of the expert staff to oversee the reform of the tourism industry and consumer protection of the Public chamber Sergei Markov.
Training of staff is expected to do domestic side. This condition put forward by the followers of the Turkish tourism industry. In Russia this paragraph do not argue. Funds for training of Turkish workers will offer you to find local travel agencies. Will this have any impact on the price of tickets, it is not yet known.
"They say, will educate all of our Russian language, we don't mind. But this increase of qualification of their employees, and it should not be carried out using a budget of Russian travel agencies, because it is cash our travelers," explained Markov.
Note that Turkey is usually considered one of the most famous destinations among Russian citizens. The number of our citizens, rested on the Turkish resorts, for the 1st half of 2014 increased by 13.5%.
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