20.Jul .2021 21:00

In June, Georgia Received $ 122 Million From International Tourism

In June, Georgia Received $ 122 Million From International Tourism
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In June 2021, Georgia received $ 122.5 million in revenue from international tourism, a record amount of tourism revenue since the pandemic began. According to the National Bank of Georgia, in total, the economy received $ 299.5 million in tourism revenue in the first six months of this year.
 
A total of 146.6 thousand visitors visited Georgia during June. For comparison, in the same period of 2020, the number of visitors was 287% less.
According to the statistics of the National Tourism Administration, more than half of the visitors - 76,946 visitors entered the country by air in June, which is related to the activated air traffic.

From where did we receive the most visitors in June?
 
1. Turkey - 29,606 visitors, an increase of 87.0% over the previous year
2. Israel - 15,837 visitors, an increase of 3432% over the previous year
3. Ukraine - 15,493 visitors, an increase of 1324% over the previous year
4. Russia - 14,967 visitors, an increase of 332% over the previous year
5. Armenia - 13,342 visitors, an increase of 68.7% over the previous year
6. Georgia (non-resident) - 10,863 visitors, an increase of 372.5% over the previous year
7. Kazakhstan - 7,328 visitors, an increase of 1374.4% over the previous year
8. Azerbaijan - 6,900 visitors, an increase of 92.2% over the previous year
9. Saudi Arabia - 6,046 visitors, an increase over the previous year
10. Belarus - 3,809 visitors, an increase of 381.5% over the previous year
11. Uzbekistan - 2,772 visitors, an increase of 181.7% over the previous year
12. Poland - 1,793 visitors, an increase over the previous year of 5173.5%
13. US - 1,709 visitors, an increase of 3251.0% over the previous year
14. Germany - 1,633 visitors, an increase over the previous year by 2412.3%
15. Iran - 1,352 visitors, an increase over the previous year 3554.1%

Despite the relative recovery of tourism, its volume is 80% less than in the pre-pandemic period (June 2019).