- 7 Sep 2015 9:00 AM
There have been no tensions around the capital’s main sites, he added.
The Association of Hungarian Travel Agencies (MUISZ) said earlier that they had turned to Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó over concerns that Europe’s migrant crisis is affecting Hungary’s tourism.
MUISZ leader Bálint Erdei said certain travel agencies which normally see 50 bookings a day had only received 4 to 6 bookings over the past two days.
He said the main problem is the constant presence of “shocking images” in the foreign press, which is scaring away foreign tourists, regardless of whether they would be travelling by plane, train, car or boat.
He said several guests staying in hotels near Budapest’s Keleti railway station also recently indicated a desire to move to other hotels.
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