Georgia received $582 million from international tourist visits between January-April, up by 463.1% YoY, the Georgian National Tourism Administration reported.
Revenues from international tourism have recovered by 68.9% compared to the pre-pandemic 2019, said the GNTA.
Other data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia showed Georgia hosted 431,300 international visitors in the first quarter of the year, up 4.8-fold.
The visitors also accounted for 460,000 tourist visits in the country, up 3.9-fold.
“In the figures, 89.6% of the international visitors were only tourists. The share of excursionists amounted to 7.2%, while 3.2% of visitors were both tourists and same-day visitors,” the statistics body added.
The highest number of visitors – 66,800 – was registered from Turkey, amounting to 15.5% of the total number and being 126.9% higher compared to Q1 2021. (Agenda/Business World Magazine)