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Georgia sees increase in visitors from Uzbekistan

Georgia 15 January 2022 10:51 (UTC +04:00)
Georgia sees increase in visitors from Uzbekistan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15

By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:

The number of visitors from Uzbekistan traveling to Georgia from January through December 2021 increased by 152.5 percent to 36,384 visitors, compared to 14,410 people over the same period of 2020, Trend reports via Georgian National Tourism Administration.

The same figure also increased by 116.8 percent, compared to 16,785 visitors from Uzbekistan in 2019 (before the COVID-19 pandemic).

Some 4,014 people visited Georgia from Uzbekistan in December 2021, which is an increase of 117.9 percent, compared to 1,842 visitors of the same month of 2020.

The number of visitors from Uzbekistan traveling to Georgia in December 2021 also increased by 216.6 percent, compared to 1,268 visitors over the same period of 2019.

Thus, Uzbekistan ranks 11th among TOP-15 main countries of origin for tourists arriving in Georgia in 2021, the report said.

Meanwhile, the total number of international visitors to Georgia from January through December 2021 amounted to 1.8 million visitors, which is an increase of 7.7 percent, compared to 1.7 million over the same period of 2020.

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