China News Service, May 31. According to the website of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the General Office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism issued a notice on May 31 on strengthening the scientific and precise implementation of the "circuit breaker" mechanism for cross-provincial tourism in epidemic prevention and control.

The notice stated that in order to implement the strategic deployment of the Party Central Committee and the State Council on epidemic prevention and control, and to coordinate epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, the "circuit breaker" mechanism for inter-provincial tourism will be implemented in August 2021, which has played an important role in epidemic prevention and control. positive effects.

In light of the current epidemic situation and the actual situation of the tourism market, the relevant matters on strengthening epidemic prevention and control and implementing the "circuit breaker" mechanism for inter-provincial tourism more scientifically and accurately are hereby notified as follows:

  1. For counties (cities, districts, flags) and districts (counties) of municipalities with medium and high risk areas, travel agencies and online travel companies should immediately suspend the operation of inter-provincial team tours and "air tickets + hotels" business in and out of the places.

  2. After there are no medium and high risk areas, travel agencies and online travel companies will resume inter-provincial team travel and "air ticket + hotel" business in and out of the area.

  3. The specific matters concerning the suspension and resumption of inter-provincial team travel and "air ticket + hotel" business shall be announced in a timely manner by the provincial cultural and tourism administrative departments through the portal website.

Travel agencies and online travel companies should pay close attention to the epidemic situation in various places and adjust travel products and team itineraries in a timely manner.

  4. All localities should deeply understand the importance of doing a good job in epidemic prevention and control, guide and urge travel agencies and online travel companies to strictly implement the "Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of the New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic of Travel Agencies (Fourth Edition)", consolidate the main responsibilities of enterprises, and strengthen key links Management, do a solid job in epidemic prevention and control; strengthen the supervision and inspection of the implementation of epidemic prevention and control measures of travel agencies and online tourism companies, and seriously investigate and deal with illegal business activities.

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