Q1 of 2019: Georgia hosts over 1.5 million international Travellers
Georgia hosted 882,130 tourists (+5.1%) and 1,617,548 international travellers (+2.2) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA).
The countries with the most significant increase were:
- Israel (+114.6%)
- China (+59.3%)
- Saudi Arabia (+52.8%)
A positive trend was maintained by visitors from the European Union:
- Latvia (+84.5%)
- Slovakia (+81.8%)
- The Czech Republic (+76.3%)
- Poland (+79.1%)
- Czech Republic (+66.8%)
- Lithuania (+43.3%)
- Germany (+30.8%)
How did Georgia benefit from more visitors?
In January-February 2019, international tourism revenue reached $333.7 million, which is $15 million more compared to the same period of 2018.