Number of Azerbaijani tourists visiting Georgia up

Tourism Materials 7 June 2021 17:55 (UTC +04:00)
Number of Azerbaijani tourists visiting Georgia up

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 7

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Some 22 305 people from Azerbaijan visited Georgia from January through May of 2021, Trend reports via the National Tourism Administration.

In May, 5,704 people from Azerbaijan visited Georgia, which is 74.1 percent more than in the same month last year.

However, the overall figure from January through May this year is 245,711 people, 91.7 percent lower than the same period last year.

According to the number of tourists in Georgia during the first five months, Azerbaijan ranks 4th after Turkey, Armenia, and Russia.

Last month Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava said that the number of airline companies that are either increasing the frequency of weekly flights or new airlines that want to enter the country is growing very fast. She added that according to today's data, the government has more than 350 weekly flight applications for the summer period.


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