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Tourists from Azerbaijan and Armenia increase

By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, July 28
In the first 6 months of 2010 almost 800,000 tourists entered Georgia. The largest numbers are from Armenia and Azerbaijan, 223,000 Azeri holidaymakers and 160,000 Armenians, both figures much higher than in the same period of last year.

Almost half a million tourists from CIS countries have visited Georgia so far this year. There have also been 17,000 tourists from Asia, 10,000 from America and 1,000 from Africa. So far there has been an increase of over 200% in tourist numbers compared with the same period of last year.