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Ohrid overbooked for long Easter weekend


Hotels and private rental apartments in Ohrid, Struga and surrounding resorts are overbooked for the Easter holidays. Krste Blazeski, from the HOTAM tourism association, informs that reservations at over 90 percent.

Most of the bookings are made from domestic tourists, tourists from Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and some from Montenegro. Visitors from other countries in the region are also expected in Macedonia’s top tourism destination. This year, Easter falls on the 1st of May, which is often used for extended weekends in its own right, and the extended weekend has proven a boon for tourism. The migrant crisis, which has been contained for a month and a half now, has

“Foreign tourism operators tell us that their customers generally avoid going to countries through which the refugee route used to cross. We have a reduction in Dutch tourists, but we are working to make up with tours from Germany and Belgium”, Blazeski said.