Tour operators in Sochi asked to postpone the introduction of electronic vouchers

the Sochi tour operators are asked to postpone the introduction of electronic vouchers. In their opinion, in the conditions of crisis additional financial burden on the tourist business is unwanted and negative. Therefore, they opposed the adoption of the relevant law. A letter with a request to postpone this initiative was sent to the head of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Andrew Ignatieff. This was announced by state television and radio company “Vesti Sochi”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.

representatives of the tourist industry is concerned about the training to the state Duma the draft law “On amendments to the Federal law “About bases of tourist activity in the Russian Federation” (in particular, a unified information system of electronic vouchers”. In the current situation, given the deep crisis in the tourism market associated with the epidemic of coronavirus, the additional load on this area is undesirable, the letter said.

Recall that the purpose of the information system “E-ticket” is to protect consumers from unscrupulous firms. According to the plans, with its help customers can track the status of the tour: Lee bought the tickets and whether the agent transferred the money to the operator.

Text: state television and radio company “Vesti Sochi”