Tourism: during the summer and autumn season Crimea visit 3 million tourists
During the summer and autumn season Crimea visit about three million tourists, said the acting head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
" on the Peninsula during the summer rest 2 million 700 thousand Tourists, we expect that approximately 300 thousand People will be added for the autumn season, which continues there until almost the end of October, " Safonov said in an interview to " Rossiyskaya Gazeta ", which will be released on Wednesday, ITAR-TASS reported. However, he noted that this figure could be higher, because some hotels, rest houses and resorts in the Crimea this summer were underfed." And release from buyers was not of those who yesterday of the season drove in regions with its proposals, has actively promoted itself on the Internet, working with tour operators and travel agencies, conducted a competent marketing policy ", - said the acting head of the Federal tourism Agency. In General, drew attention Safonov, can not be happy with the fact that this year seriously by 25% - increased domestic tourism market." citizens have more travel in Russia ", - he noted. Remember, September 22 at the Ministry of tourism of Crimea reported that during the period from January of this year on the Peninsula was visited by 2 million 776 thousand Tourists. Of the total number - 70% From Russia, 28% is From Ukraine (832 510 thousand), And 2% (16 thousand 990) - travelers From other countries.