14.Oct .2021 19:00

Kyiv City Gets over $1.7 M in Tourist Tax Revenues in Jan-Sept 2021

Kyiv City Gets over $1.7 M in Tourist Tax Revenues in Jan-Sept 2021
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The Kyiv city budget received UAH 46.6 million ($1,769,163) in tourist tax revenues in January-September 2021, which is 34% or UAH 11.9 million ($452, 000) more compared with the same period last year, according to Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration Maryna Honda.

"The difference in this year's amount of tourist tax revenues, compared to last year, shows that the tourism industry has managed to work in new conditions and is already emerging from the crisis caused by the pandemic. It is also important to open new tourist destinations, in particular, from Saudi Arabia. At the same time, the city continues to develop the tourist attractiveness of the capital: new routes are being developed, cross-promotion with cities of other countries is underway,” Maryna Honda said, Ukrinform reports with a reference to the official portal of Kyiv city.

She also added that about 500,000 foreign tourists and more than 1.2 million domestic tourists visited Kyiv in January-September 2021. Most foreigners came to Kyiv from the United States, Israel, Turkey, Belarus and Germany.