07.Sep .2021 13:30

How Many Visitors Did Georgia Receive in August?

How Many Visitors Did Georgia Receive in August?
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Georgia has received 266,544 visitors in August 2021, which is a record number since the beginning of the pandemic. According to the National Tourism Administration (GNTA), the tourist flow has increased by 510% compared to 2020, but the figure still remains 75% less compared to 2019. Accordingly, tourist number is recovered merely by 24.5% in August compared to 2019.

According to the statistics of GNTA, more than half of the visitors - 156,101 - arrived in the country by the air in August.

Top 15 countries with the most number of tourists in Georgia

1. Russia - 39 909 visitors, an increase of 809% over the previous year
2. Turkey - 34 847 visitors, an increase of 114% over the previous year
3. Ukraine - 29 372 visitors, an increase over the previous year 2849%
4. Georgia (non-resident) - 23 117 visitors, an increase of 390% over the previous year
5. Armenia - 22,733 visitors, an increase of 161% over the previous year
6. Saudi Arabia - 16 436 visitors, an increase of 16435% over the previous year
7. Belarus - 13 494 visitors, an increase of 5678% over the previous year
8. Kazakhstan - 12 221 visitors, an increase over the previous year 2489%
9. Azerbaijan - 11 181 visitors, an increase of 198% over the previous year
10. Poland - 6 954 visitors, an increase over the previous year 12100%
11. Germany - 4,567 visitors, an increase of 962% over the previous year
12. Uzbekistan - 4 455 visitors, an increase of 437% over the previous year
13. USA - 3,777 visitors, an increase over the previous year of 4805%
14. India - 3,085 visitors, an increase over the previous year of 102733%
15. Kuwait - 2 766 visitors, an increase over the previous year 27650%

In July 2021, Georgia received $ 205.3 million in revenue from international tourism, a record amount since the pandemic began. According to the National Bank of Georgia, the economy received $ 505.1 million in tourism revenue in the first seven months of this year. It still remains unknown, how much revenue has been received from Tourism in August, as the report will be published on September 20.