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The head of Rostourism, told about the program for a refund for the trip

Travel agencies will be able to join a new program that allows you to return from five to 15 thousand rubles for a trip to Russia in 2020, said the head of the Federal tourism Agency of sarin doguzova.

"Direct participation of agencies is not envisaged, but they can contact their tour operator who will help them in this matter. We are on a permanent (connection) with many tour operators, and they are interested in the program of their Agency networks to increase sales. Technically, each operator will independently ensure the participation of those agents with which it contracts," wrote doguzova on his page in Instagram.

According to her, on the websites of tour operators may appear private offices agents, through which customers will pick a tour of Russia with account of refund of the money. Thus, the operator will know which agent had booked a trip and pay him a fee.

Last week, the government decided to allocate the tourism industry an additional 15 billion rubles for the development of domestic tourism. The money will be spent on partial compensation for the cost of leisure, which until the end of the year will get a tour in the Russian regions. According to the Association of tour operators of cashback will be provided for travel from 15 August to 20 December 2020 for 44 areas, and outside high season (1 Oct to 20 Dec) — 11 more.