Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has drawn up a set of rules for guides

Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has drawn up a set of rules for guides

Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has drawn up a set of rules for guides
6/12/2020 12:41:04 PM
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Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has drawn up a set of rules for guides during the coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 tourist season. "Circular Guide" is sent to the Union of Guides, as well as to the Association of Travel Agencies.

Rules of tour guides

Due to the spread of coronavirus infection in Turkey, strict rules regarding excursions are introduced. The guide will monitor the preservation of order and hygiene of the tour participants. Before the tour in Turkey, a briefing is held on the observance of the rules of behavior and hygiene in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19. There are also a number of questions about well-being, contact with infected people. Compliance with the social distance of 2 meters in museums, on footpaths, in buses, this rule does not apply to married couples. Mandatory and correct wearing of masks, so that it covers both the chin and nose, both for tourists and guides, the presence of gloves is not necessary, because if used incorrectly, the risk of coronavirus spread increases. All participants of the tour are provided with sanitizers and disposable masks of individual protection, which must be changed every two hours. For all participants of the tour is provided a separate headset and wireless microphone, which throughout the tour will be only one participant, and after the tour mandatory disinfection. If one of the tourists is found to have symptoms of COVID-19 during the tour, he goes to the hospital. All guides undergo a regular medical examination, if there is a suspicion that there was contact with an infected person, there should be an immediate suspension from work for at least 14 days.
The guide's duties include:
  • to inform tourists about precautions and rules of conduct.
     
  • Strictly follow the rules of tourist behavior within the framework of the "Circular Guide" .
     
  • to organize an unforgettable tour in Turkey.
Russian tour operators have opened the sale of tours not only within their country, but also in Turkey. The Turkish Ministry of Tourism predicts the beginning of the season for Russian citizens from mid-July. We urge all travelers to comply with safety rules, disinfect their hands and wear masks properly. When the epidemic of coronavirus infection ends depends on us.