More than 5.4 million visitors embrace Georgia this year
Wednesday, January 7Georgia is fast becoming a tourism destination by guests from all over the globe, with latest figures revealing more than a 5.4 million visitors spent some time in Georgia this year.
Latest figures from the Ministry of Internal Affairs revealed a boost in 2014 year when 5, 493, 492 people crossed Georgian borders. To compare this date the same time period of 2013, the number of visitors to Georgia in 2014 increased by 1.9 percent.
While, number of tourists experienced Georgia’s unique culture, traditions and landscape increased this year and reached 2, 218 050 people complete period of this year. When compared to the same time period of 2013, the number of tourists traveled in Georgia in 2014 increased by 7.4 percent.
Latest figures from the Ministry of Internal Affairs revealed a boost in December when 433, 660 people crossed Georgian borders. This was a 10.5 percent increase on December 2013.
Last month of the year the highest number of visitors came from Turkey, followed by Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia and Ukraine.
The Ministry said the data showed a positive trend where more visitors from European Union countries visited Georgia.
The number of visitors from Latvia, Lithuania, United Kingdom, Poland, Kazakhstan, the Middle East, Israel, Belarus and Moldova also increased from year to year. (Agenda.ge)