Review Hari Stefanatos
The turbulence in the russian tourist market continues, as the agency Solvex of St. Petersburg suspended its activities on Monday. Approximately 9,000 customers are abroad, most of them in Greece and Bulgaria.
The Ministry of Tourism and EOT closely monitored the developments related to the bankruptcy of russian tourist agencies, in order to address the problems that arise and the facilitation of Russian visitors who are in Greece.
In this context, the Secretary General of ESO, Panos Leivadas, wrote to the head of the agency Rostourism, Mr. Savonov, requesting the assistance of the Russian side to ensure the repatriation of Russian tourists and resolve all outstanding financial pendencies relating to greek tourism enterprises .
Most of the 3,000 Russian tourists, who came to Greece through the agency that went out of business, are located in Rhodes and Crete. Many Russian tourists through the agency have also visited Bulgaria.
On July 5 the tourist office “Intaer” went out of business and a month later, on August 5 “Labirint” also declared bankruptcy.