Minister: about 200 thousand tourists will welcome the New year in the Crimea
The upcoming 2015 and new year holidays in the Crimea will meet about 200 thousand tourists, said on the first day of the week in Simferopol, the Minister of resorts and tourism of the Republic Elena Yurchenko.
" About 200 thousand tourists will rest in the Crimea during the Christmas holidays, " said Yurchenko.
The Minister said that stopping the train and bus messages between Ukraine and the Crimea in practice will not affect the plans of tourists in Crimea. According to the Ministry, the vast number of tourists from Russia and other countries have plans to go to the Crimea by air.
Flights to Crimea at the end of December and back in early January, the deficit: there were only tickets business class. In conditions when crossing through the Kerch Strait is hostage to winter weather, choice of flights to Russian tourists became apparent.
according to the General Director of the Simferopol airport Eugene Plaksina, passenger traffic at the new year's eve and new year's days will exceed last year's 4 times.
in new year's eve and new year's day main flights will be flown on the route Simferopol-Moscow, but Moscow in Crimea are waiting for flights from St.-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh, Rostov-on-don, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, terrible, Tyumen.