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In September, Georgia Received $ 162 Million in Tourism Revenue

In September, Georgia Received $ 162 Million in Tourism Revenue
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In September 2021, 226,662 visitors visited Georgia, which is 349% more than in the same period of 2020.
 
According to the report of the National Bank of Georgia, last month the country's economy received $ 161.9 million from international tourism, and in January-September 2021, the total tourism revenue amounted to $ 865.8 million, which is 60% more than in 2020.
 
According to border crossing statistics, despite the sharp increase in the number of visitors compared to 2020, it is at least 71% less than in 2019, as in September 2019, 784,280 people visited the country. Accordingly, the number of visitors to Georgia in September was restored by only 29% of the 2019 figure.
 
According to the statistics of the National Tourism Administration, more than half of the visitors - 131,594 - arrived by air in September, which is related to the activated air traffic. According to specific countries, the Russian Federation is in the first place in the ranking, followed by Turkey and Ukraine.
 
TOP 15 countries with the most visitors in September:
 
1. Russia - 33,139 visitors, an increase of 649.2% over the previous year
2. Turkey - 32,281 visitors, an increase of 74.1% over the previous year
3. Ukraine - 22,972 visitors, an increase of 2038.9% over the previous year
4. Georgia (non-resident) - 21,322 visitors, an increase of 300.9% over the previous year
5. Armenia - 18,158 visitors, an increase of 85.9% over the previous year
6. Belarus - 11,858 visitors, an increase of 1121.2% over the previous year
7. Kazakhstan - 10,930 visitors, an increase over the previous year by 1920.3%
8. Saudi Arabia - 9,338 visitors, an increase of 103655.6% over the previous year
9. Azerbaijan - 8,726 visitors, an increase of 120.1% over the previous year
10. Israel - 7,896 visitors, an increase of 8482.6% over the previous year
11. Poland - 7,029 visitors, an increase of 9800.0% over the previous year
12. Uzbekistan - 4,374 visitors, an increase of 186.8% over the previous year
13. Germany - 3,896 visitors, an increase of 493.9% over the previous year
14. US - 2,833 visitors, an increase of 280.8% over the previous year
15. Kuwait - 2,617 visitors, an increase of 2,000% over the previous year.