BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 18
By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:
The number of tourists (excluding non-tourist trips) traveling to Georgia through Batumi Sea Port from January through November 2021 amounted to 3,326 visitors, which is a decrease of 52.7 percent, compared to 7,035 people over the same period of 2020, Trend reports via Georgian National Tourism Administration.
The same figure also decreased by 81.2 percent, compared to 17,686 visitors traveling to Georgia through Batumi Port over the reporting period of 2019.
The share of Batumi Port by the tourist inflow to Georgia from January through November 2021 accounted for 0.2 percent.
Poti Sea Port received 2,943 tourists over the reporting period of 2021, which is a decrease of 41.3 percent, compared to 5,015 visitors in first 11 months of 2020.
The same index decreased by 83.3 percent, compared to 17,594 tourists coming to Georgia through Poti Port over the same period of 2019.
Poti Port also accounted for 0.2 percent of the total tourist inflow to Georgia over the reporting period of 2021.
The number of tourists traveling to Georgia through Kulevi Sea Port from January through November 2021 totaled 55 people – decrease of 89.5 percent, compared to 524 visitors over the same period of 2020.
Tourist inflow through Kulevi Port in the reporting period of 2021 decreased by 96.8 percent, compared to first 11 months of 2019, when 1,727 people visited Georgia.
Meanwhile, the total number of international visitors to Georgia from January through November 2021 amounted to 1.66 million visitors, which is a decrease of 1.6 percent, compared to 1.69 million over the same period of 2020.
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