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The cost of air travel to the Crimea decreased by 25%

The cost of tickets to Crimea in July-August of this year decreased on the average by 15-25% compared to the same period last year, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Vadim Volchenko.

"According to our data, the cost of tickets to the Crimea in July-August of this year decreased on the average by 15-25%, depending on the direction compared with the same period last year," said Volchenko told reporters.

Double-deck Boeing 747 arrived in Crimea from Vladivostok direct flight

Double-deck 522-seater Boeing 747 for the first time in the history of the Peninsula arrived on Saturday in the Crimea with a full load on a direct flight from Vladivostok, reported press-service of the airport of Simferopol.

The first flight from Vladivostok to the airport "Simferopol" met water "arch of welcome". The Boeing 747, whose height is eight meters, and a wingspan of 65 meters, passed through to each other from fire trucks to the water jets, reported in a press-service. Direct flights between the capitals of the Crimea, and the Maritime provinces for the first time in the modern history of the country was opened by the airline "Russia", jointly with the tour operator "Biblio-Globus". Earlier flights from Vladivostok were performed with intermediate landings at other airports.

Hot line the Ministry of resorts of Crimea has welcomed more than 11 thousand calls in six months

For six months, the hotline of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Crimea received more than 11 thousand calls, while last year during the same period there were about 600 complaints, reports the press service of the Ministry.

As reported by Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Vadim Volchenko, a large part of calls was in June and may – 9 522.

In Crimea, the tourists will be informed on the coronavirus

Tourists coming to the Crimea, will be informed about the necessary safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Vadim Volchenko.

Stopped operation since March due to pandemic coronavirus Crimean hotels, boarding houses and sanatoriums started from 15 June to take tourists to Crimea and Sevastopol registration. Tourists from other regions in the Crimea are waiting for 1 July.

In Crimea, announced the easing of requirements of vacationers in sanatoria

Rest in sanatoria of the Crimea will not be required to provide a certificate about the absence of coronavirus, the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor to guests of the hotels and resorts are synchronized, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the region Vadim Volchenko.

Federal Agency for tourism and the CPS agreed that the certificate of absence COVID-19 is no longer a prerequisite for settling in a sanatorium with the medical license, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Federal tourism Agency. Previously, the requirement for a certificate was revoked for all tourists staying in the hotels.

On the Crimean beaches will introduce social distance and disinfection

Beach rest in the Crimea must be held with observance of all security measures, including social distance between the sun loungers and disinfection of all beach equipment, said the chief sanitary doctor of Crimea Natalia Penkovsky.

"Is the observance of social distance between the sun loungers from 1.5 to 2 metres, shaping and disinfection of all beach equipment, compliance with hygiene rules by vacationers," said Penkovsky quoted the press service of the Ministry of resorts and Turim Republic.

On the Crimean beaches will introduce the principles of remote recreation

The principles of social distancing will provide on the Crimean beaches to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Vadim Volchenko.

Earlier it was reported that from June 15 the objects of the sanatorium-resort complex of the Peninsula can take the Crimean. On vacation in the Crimea in the framework of misbestowed tourism residents of other regions of the Russian Federation will be able to come July 1.

Crimea intends to become a leader in the demand for recreation among Russians

The Crimea has a great potential to become a leading destination domestic tourism this summer, as in the Republic, the Russians will be able to combine a beach and cultural-cognitive Wellness, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the region Vadim Volchenko.

Earlier, the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov ordered to open from the 15th of June all the motels and hotels of the Republic, but only for residents of the Crimea. Recreation for tourists from other regions of Russia in the Crimea is opened from 1 July, reservations have been resolved.