According to Geostat, in the I quarter of 2020 the number of Georgian resident travelers’ trips abroad equaled 619.9 thousand, which is 8.5 percent lower compared to the previous year. Most of the trips, 44.3 percent, were made by travellers of 31-50 age groups.
The number of outbound visits by Georgian visitors from above-mentioned number made up 452.5 thousand, which is 6.7 percent lower compared to the previous year.
Outbound visitors have made 241.5 thousand tourist-type visits, which is 10.5 percent lower compared to the previous year. The chart below shows the distribution of visits made by outbound visitors by the type of visit.
The majority of outbound visits, 44.7 percent, belonged to the visitors of age group of 31-50 years. The number of visits made by women equaled to 40.4 percent of the total number of visits.
In I quarter of 2020 the purpose of the majority of outbound visits (34.5 percent) was visiting friends/relatives.
The majority of outbound visits were made in Turkey and Azerbaijan, 176.7 thousand and 104.8 thousand accordingly.
In I quarter of 2020 the average number of nights spent during the visits equaled to 3.9 nights, which is 14.4 percent higher than the figure indicated in I quarter of 2019 (3.4 nights). 96.1 percent of outbound visits was repeating visit. The chart below shows the distribution of outbound visits by the level of satisfaction in I quarter of 2020.
The expenditures during the visits made in I quarter of 2020 equaled to 332.8 million GEL, which is 7.4 percent decrease compared to the previous year. Average expenditure on the visit decreased by 0.7 percent compared to I quarter of 2019 year and amounted to 735.6 GEL.
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