Industry-draft law adopted in the second reading
The State Duma, 23. December, in the second reading of the industry bill. About this Portal TRN said the Vice-President of the PCT Yuri Барзыкин.
“The third reading is already in the next year. Finally, we saw the invoice in full Form, after a dozen variants. While there are positive moments, many provisions to change, including the consideration of the orders of the President according to the results of the state Council”,- he has noticed.
According to Yuri Барзыкина, unfortunately, in the bill remains the provision on the liability insurance tour operators in the amount of 3% of the total price of the tourist products.
“We believe, as the Russian Union of insurers, the insurance rates reduce to 1 or 1.5%”,- he has noticed.
We will notice that in the number of the adopted changes – the differentiation of the contributions of tour operators in the reserve Fund “Турпомощи”. So, strap in 50 thousands of tourists are installed for the operator with the number of tourists is not more than 10 thousand in the year and the total of the touristic products is not more than 40 million euros, 100 thousand – for the companies, where the number of tourists is not more than 100 thousand, 300 thousand, you have with travel agents with the number of tourists from 100 thousand to 500 thousand, when the operator to serve more than 500 thousand tourists to the sum of the Deposit amounts to 500 thousand.
In addition, in the the Fund the personal liability of the operator must include the contributions in the amount of 1% of the total price of a tourist product for the previous year.
We will also remember that the PCT, in collaboration with the Association “Union of agencies” (a HUNDRED) have the Initiative and preparation of the offers, the new law on tourism. According to experts, on the preparation of the new law and its acceptance, you will need at least 2-3 years old, but it is likely that the process will go faster in the case of the active measures on the part of the organs of state power and the support of the economy.