In Ukraine most of the coronavirus COVID-2019 suffered travel business: demand for travel to European countries.
OBOZREVATEL about it told the head of the Ukrainian Association of tour operators Igor golubaha. According to him, people began to agree only on the island of Bali, the Maldives and several other countries, not in Europe.
“Europe now is not no orders, and we do not offer. People agree to stay on the Islands – Bali, Maldives. While the rest of the island are not afraid of people. Also go to Egypt. Go to the United Arab Emirates – local airlines offer bonuses to passenger traffic did not fall”, – he said.
According golubahi, tour operators understand that now the people were filled with a mass psychosis, which is caused by a coronavirus.
“But, on the other hand, now is low season. Decreased the amount of early reservations, particularly for summer holidays in Turkey. And some operators to enhance sales, offer a 100% refund of the cost of vouchers, in case of cancellation of trips”, – stressed the head of Ukrainian Association of tour operators.
As will continue to advance sales, golubaha can’t say. He noted that indicator will be the may holidays, when the activity will begin.
In turn, the Director of the Center for the development of tourism of Ukraine Volodymyr Tsaruk said that now focus on domestic tourism.
“Now taking measures to encourage the development of domestic tourism, not to bankrupt hotels, designed primarily for foreigners,” he said, adding that such a situation not only in Ukraine but also in other countries.
Map of the spread of coronavirus in the world:
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, as of March 11, Ukraine has officially confirmed only one case of infection with coronavirus.
Meanwhile in China, the spread of COVID-2019 is beginning to fade, but in Europe on the contrary – increased. Hardest-hit Italy. According to the latest data, there are 12 462 infected.
The world health organization declared a pandemic coronavirus.
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