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Ukrainian travel agencies blacklist all hotels receiving Russian tourists

Ukrainian travel agencies have drawn up a blacklist which is renewed periodically to pressure travel agencies around the world not to support Russia.

Several other hotels have been blacklisted for congratulating the Russian people on Victory Day on May 9.

A Russian travel agent on Yandex.Zen said these hotels continue to welcome Russian tourists with open arms, and the blacklist of foreign hotels includes a hotel in Antalya, Turkey.

The hotel has been classified as ‘guilty’ of greeting guests with carnations and St. George’s ribbons at the hotel in Kemer, Turkey.

The Russian travel agent said a banned hotel in Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt posted greetings on social media.

The hotel has been suspended for Ukrainian visitors due to the organization of Victory Day with the support of the Russian Consulate in Hurghada.

Another hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has been blacklisted for hosting a Red Army Victory Day celebration.

And a travel agency in Thessaloniki, Greece, was blacklisted for congratulating Russian-speaking employees and tourists on Victory Day, prompting outrage on the agency director’s personal page. trips.

Turkish tourism expert Ismetoglu told Yandex.Zen that hotel facilities in Turkey and Egypt are neutral and not part of the Ukrainian-Russian crisis, and they will never accept Russophobia.

He said such agencies should not blacklist such hotels, especially in Egypt, which hosted nearly 30,000 Ukrainian tourists at the start of the crisis.