The tourist season in Turkey can be opened at the end of may, after I hold the certification of tourist facilities in the absence of a coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was stated by the Minister of culture and tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, the TV channel NTV.
“We predict that by the end of April – beginning of may there will come a turning point in the pandemic. I think that by the end of may, the normalization will be possible, and then domestic tourism will start a movement,” said Ersoy.
According to officials, Turkey has created a system of certification for lack of coronavirus, which will be the hotels, restaurants, transportation, attractions, airports and shops.
“The measure taken to attract foreign tourists after the opening of the country, which is scheduled for late may. Certification of tourist facilities should be completed by that time”, – he said.
According to him, after the end of the first pandemic in Turkey tourists come from Asian countries. And only then the country will return the flow of tourists from Europe.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 20, the total number of infected by the coronavirus in the world has exceeded 2,4 million, from them 166 thousand died, more than 636 thousand recovered.