Russia commented on the possibility of closing Egypt for tourists

Vice President of ATOR Gorin: the closure of Egypt due to the omicron strain is unlikely

Vice President of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Gorin said there are currently no recommendations or restrictions on travel to Egypt for tourists. He commented on the likelihood of a possible closure of the country on the air of Komsomolskaya Pravda radio, the radio station's Telegram channel reports.

Gorin noted that tour operators and tourists are used to planning travel in conditions of uncertainty. However, the vice president doubts that Egypt may close to Russians due to the spread of the omicron strain of the coronavirus.

“So far, there is no information about the presence of a new strain in Egypt, as well as in other popular countries. There is information only about South Africa, but before the pandemic there were no regular flights with this country, ”Gorin added.

Earlier in November, the Russians who were stuck in South Africa due to the discovery of a new COVID-19 strain in South Africa Africa, revealed the details of their situation. One traveler said that tourists bought return tickets for December 1: first they plan to fly from Cape Town to Addis Ababa, and from there to Moscow.