Federal Tourism Agency will consider the proposal to develop behavior rules for Russian tourists on holidays
A deputy of the fraction United Russia Vitaly Milonov sent to the head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov a proposal to develop a code of behavior of Russian tourists abroad, according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia.
Rules should be developed separately for each popular tourism destination, the deputy said. He noted that the Russians, being on holiday abroad, are often not familiar with the traditions of the country and do not know about established norms of behavior. As a result, they often find themselves in absurd, or even dangerous situations.
Vitaly Milonov suggests Russian travelers to abandon noisy parties and "drinking on the beach", and women - to stop going in bikinis in Muslim countries. According to his idea, such papers with reminders of good behavior shall be distributed free of charge to passengers in airplanes and airports.
"Many people do not realize that, even in the resort and on vacation, they must follow unwritten rules of behavior based on cultural and religious traditions of a country. Our tourists have to know that no one likes night cries under the windows of hotels," Milonov told.
According to the newspaper Izvestia, referring to the deputy head of the Federal Tourism Agency Sergey Korneev, the agency will consider the proposal of the deputy, together with the Foreign Ministry.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.