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State Agency Says Tourism Inflow Increases by 33% in March

By Gvantsa Gabekhadze
Wednesday, April 4
(TBILISI)--Giorgi Chogovadze, Head of the National Tourism Administration, stated on Tuesday that last month the number of tourists in Georgia increased by 33 percent and the number of international travelers increased by 13.2 percent.

Chogovadze announced that 578, 514 international travelers visited Georgia in March, which means 13.2 percent increase compared to the same period of the previous year.

The largest number of visitors arrived from:
Azerbaijan - 133 448,
Armenia - 109 371,
Turkey 100, 721
Russia - 91 529,
Iran 58,828.

Chogovadze announced that positive tendency has been maintained from the EU countries:
United Kingdom 74 % increase,
Germany 47 % increase,
Latvia 45 % increase,
Lithuania 35 % increase,
France 25 % increase.

In the first three months of 2018, Georgia hosted 1,463,561 international visitors (15.5 % increase) and 659,338 tourists (28.2 % increase).