Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 4.3% in March 2019

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 4.3% in March 2019

Georgia hosted 328,486 tourists in March 2019, showing an increase of 4.3% year-on-year (y/y) announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA).

The countries with the most significant increase were:

  • Switzerland (+154)
  • Israel (+73%)
  • China (+57.2%)
  • Kazakhstan (+50.1%)
  • Saudi Arabia (+34.1%)

A positive trend was maintained by visitors from the European Union:

  • Slovakia (+102.9%)
  • Latvia (+82.1%)
  • The Czech Republic (+76.3%)
  • Poland (+55.9%)
  • Lithuania (+43.2%)
  • Germany (+31.3%)

During January-March of 2019 Georgia hosted 1,617,548 international visitors, that is 2.2% year-on-year increase, says the GNTA.

How did Georgia benefit from more visitors?

In January-February 2019 international tourism revenue reached $333.7 million that is $15 million more compared to the same period of 2018.

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