Georgia hosts 1.8 mln international travellers in 2021


A total of 1,881,271 international travellers visited Georgia in 2021, an increase of 7.7% compared to 2020, the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA) reports.

It also states that in 2021 international tourist revenue in Georgia reached 1,244,941,717 billion USD, noting that 38% of revenue has been recovered since the economic slowdown resulting from pandemic-related restrictions.

The recovery of revenue from international tourism compared to 2019 is moving at a rapid pace on a monthly basis,” the GNTA says.
  • July 2021: number of international visits up 403.7% in Georgia

It further notes that revenue growth in 2021 exceeds 130% compared to 2020.

Overall 1,577,463 international tourist visits took place in Georgia in 2021.

The highest number of visitors who came to Georgia in 2021 were from:

  • Turkey - 326,494 (-3%)

  • Russia - 212,979 (+2)

  • Armenia - 164,698 (-37%)

  • Georgia (non-resident) - 151,559 (+8%)

  • Ukraine - 144,901 (+242%)

  • Israel - 100,686 (+291%)

  • Azerbaijan - 82,718 (-72%)

  • Kazakhstan - 66,787 (+385%)

  • Saudi Arabia - 63,437 (+1179%)

  • Belarus - 53,698 (+275%)

The GNTA says that 51% of visitors arrived in Georgia by air, 48% by road, 0.6% by rail and 0.4% by sea in 2021.


Source: Agenda.ge

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