13.Nov .2020 12:45

Number of foreign visitors 92.5% down in Georgia in October

Number of foreign visitors 92.5% down in Georgia in October
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The National Tourism Administration has released its October 2020 Tourism Report, which found that 49,712 international visitors visited the country last month. The figure is 92.5% less comparing to the same period in 2019.

According to the Tourism Administration, only 4,345 visitors arrived by air last month, which is 97.3% less comparing to 2019.

15 countries with 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 of - 92.2% over the previous year;
3. Georgia (non-resident) - 4 964 visitors, decrease of -88.0% compared to the previous year;
4. Russia - 4 346 visitors, decrease of -96.3% comparing to the previous year;
5. Azerbaijan - 3,924 visitors, decrease of -96.7% comparing to the previous year;
6. Uzbekistan - 1,753 visitors, decrease of 29.2% over the previous year;
7. Ukraine - 1,095 visitors, decrease of -94.4% compared to the previous year;
8. Belarus - 881 visitors, decrease of - 78.4% compared to the previous year;
9. Kazakhstan - 655 visitors, decrease of -94.2% compared to the previous year;
10. Germany - 493 visitors, decrease of -95.6% compared to the previous year;
11. France - 368 visitors, decrease of -85.8% comparing to the previous year;
12. US - 366 visitors, decrease of - 92.7%; compared to the previous year;
13. Tajikistan - 339 visitors, decrease of -37.1% from the previous year;
14. Latvia - 281 visitors, decrease of -90.1% compared to the previous year;
15. Kyrgyzstan - 277 visitors, decrease of 80.2% over the previous year.