In 2023, tour operators will not be able to receive a deferral of refunds to customers for trips canceled due to the pandemic. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development.
“Regulation 1073 is not planned to be extended. The deferment for paying off debts to Russian tourists was in effect for more than 2.5 years. We collected data from the market: more than 90 percent of debts during this period were paid off, ”the ministry said, adding that travelers who were in limbo for more than two years, could not return the money or use it to pay for an alternative trip, must receive your funds.