Payments to tour operators to reimburse part of the costs of returning Russian tourists from abroad may begin in October 2022.
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“The collection of applications from tour operators for subsidies will last until mid-September. Rostourism expects to start providing support under this measure in October,” the press service of Rostourism quotes TASS.
It is specified that at the end of May this year, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree according to which reserve fund of 6 billion rubles to reimburse part of the cost of tour operators to return Russian tourists from abroad.
It is assumed that such a measure will support employment in the industry and market stability so that travel companies can fulfill their obligations to tourists.< /p>