In may, the sale of tours to Crimea fell by a third

В мае продажи туров в Крым упали на треть

On the beaches in the Crimea became less tourists

Tour operators fear that this tendency will not succeed.

Russian tour operators have konstatirovat that annexed Crimea is losing popularity among tourists. In may, it registered a decline of demand for rest in Crimea on the third.

It is reported by RNS with reference to the press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry (RST) Irina Tyurin.

“In late may, tour operators said about 30-percent drop in demand in the Crimea in comparison with the previous year. Long-term observations of the Crimean partners if in this period there is a decline, the trend will not reverse” – this will almost certainly be the entire season, – said Turina.

This information to the Agency and confirmed the commercial Director of tour operator Delfin Sergei Romashkin. It is reported, the Crimea shows the same decline as other Russian resorts of the black sea coast in Krasnodar Krai, Anapa, Sochi, and also the unrecognized Abkhazia.

According to Romashkina, the decline is due to stabilization of foreign exchange rate, which stimulated foreign travel, and the opening of the Turkey with the minimum prices on the rest. He also complained that for some strange reason, almost one and a half times more expensive transportation to the Crimea, another adverse factor was the weather.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier in the Crimea, had predicted a drop in tourist arrivals to one million people. In 2016, the “power” of the Crimea, claimed that the Peninsula received 5.6 million tourists.

In Crimea complained about the difficulties of competition with Turkey