Georgia’s hotels and hotel-type enterprises serve 3.66M guests
Baku, Azerbaijan, August 27
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia’s hotels and hotel-type enterprises served 3.66 million guests in 2018, which is 8.4 percent higher than the corresponding figure of the preceding year, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
As reported, 71.3 percent of the guests were foreign citizens.
Most of them (19.7 percent) were Russian citizens (growth by 29.4 percent compared to 2017). Most of the visitors from the EU countries were citizens of Germany (23.2 percent) and Poland (19.5 percent), while the majority of guests from other countries were citizens of Turkey (20.9 percent) and Israel (18.8 percent).
In 2018, most of the foreigners who stayed at the hotels and hotel-type enterprises in Georgia (77.7 percent) visited the country for holiday and recreation. Majority of them were were Russian and Turkish nationals (20.7 and 11.2 percent correspondingly).
In 2018, 19,261 people were employed in hotels and hotel-type enterprises in Georgia, most of them were women (57.6 percent).