MOSCOW, January 10. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism) has recommended Russian tourists, who are having a holiday in Egypt, not to leave the hotels’ territory for security reasons.
Rostourism reported that the tour had been purchased at the so-called “street travel agency”. The tour was held in violation of the Russian Foreign Ministry recommendations for Russian tourists not to leave resort areas, the report says.
The investigation proved that the mini-bus’s driver had no license to carry foreign tourists.
“Thus, Rostourism confirms Russian Foreign Ministry’s recommendations for Russian tourists staying in Egypt or leaving for the country to take measures in order to ensure personal safety, be very careful and not to leave hotels’ areas with the exception of transfer to airport,” the report says.