Visits by international travelers to Georgia reached the figure of 199,393 in January, making a 38 percent increase compared to the same month in 2019, and a 471 percent growth compared to January 2021, the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA) said earlier on Thursday.
For visits with focus on tourism, the number reached 163,615 in January, which is 456 percent more compared to the same month of 2021 and a 53 percent spike compared to January 2019.
Official statistics published by GNTA in mid-January 2022 showed a total of 1,881,271 international travelers visited the country in 2021, an increase of 7.7 percent compared to 2020. They also revealed in 2021 international tourist revenue in Georgia had reached $1,244, 941,717. The agency also noted 38 percent of the revenue had been recovered since the economic slowdown resulting from pandemic-related restrictions.