Published on : Tuesday, November 24, 2020
The tourist organizations in Poland have requested to the Prime Minister for taking essential steps that would help in cushioning the financial effect of the pandemic on their sector, which, they have cautioned, is in a dicey situation.
Many tourist organizations in Poland have sent an open letter to the country’s Prime Minister, Mr. Mateusz Morawiecki along with the Health Minister, Adam Niedzielski. In the letter, they have written that the restrictions declared on Saturday “in practice, liquidate the winter tourist season.”
Poland has relaxed few restrictions on November 21, and has allowed reopening of the shopping centres from November 28 however have taken decision to keep restaurants, fitness clubs, cinemas, and theatres closed until December 27. Business travelers can only stay in the hotels. The winter holiday, which used to be spread across provinces at different times to make sure the maximum activity in tourism and the economy, will be wrapped up into a single period on January 4-17, 2021.
“The situation in the tourist sector is dramatic due to a lack of the spring season and very limited summer and autumn seasons,” the organizations wrote in the letter obtained by PAP.
The authors of the letter has requested the prime minister to initiate an urgent meeting and cushion measures, that would calm down the market and help the tourist sector to cover up pandemic losses.