According to the report of the National Bank of Georgia, Georgia gained 15 million USD from tourism in October and amounted to 15.2 million USD.
The NBG notes, that Georgia received $ 2.84 billion from international tourism in the first 10 months of 2019, while the figure was only $ 516 million in 2020, which is 81% less comparing to the previous year.
However, major share of the revenue ($ 427 million) accounts for the period before the “Lockdown” has been declared.
According to the Tourism Administration, 49,712 international visitors visited the country during October. This is 92.5% less comparing to the same period in 2019. As of the report, only 4,345 visitors arrived by air last month, which is 97.3% less comparing to 2019.
15 countries, from which Georgia received the highest number of visitors in September:
1 Turkey - 18,960 visitors, decrease of -78.1% over the previous year;
2 Armenia - 9 428 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year - 92.2%;
3 Georgia (non-resident) - 4 964 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -88.0%;
4 Russia - 4 346 visitors, decrease from the previous year -96.3%;
5 Azerbaijan - 3,924 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -96.7%;
6 Uzbekistan - 1,753 visitors, decrease of 29.2% over the previous year;
7 Ukraine - 1,095 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -94.4%;
8 Belarus - 881 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year - 78.4%;
9 Kazakhstan - 655 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -94.2%;
10 Germany - 493 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -95.6%;
11 France - 368 visitors, decrease from the previous year -85.8%;
12 US - 366 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year - 92.7%;
13 Tajikistan - 339 visitors, decrease from the previous year -37.1%;
14 Latvia - 281 visitors, decrease compared to the previous year -90.1%;
15 Kyrgyzstan - 277 visitors, decrease of 80.2% over the previous year.
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