More than 175 thousand people had a rest in Crimea on may holidays is almost 60 thousand more than last year, said the Minister of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Elena Yurchenko.
The holiday season in Crimea began on 1 may. A predictive indicator of the number of vacationers in 2015 is 4, 3 million tourists by 15% more than in 2014. In the past year for the may holidays in the Crimea was visited by about 116 thousand people. This year, the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the predicted figure of 125 thousand vacationers.
"Ended the may holidays. 27 April eleven may in the Crimea rested around 175 thousand tourists. 34 thousands of tourists From Ukraine and about 3 thousand foreign citizens ", - said Yurchenko. In her expressions, in the amounts used data of Federal migration service and border service of the Peninsula.
The average percentage loading of accommodation facilities amounted to about 40%, but in practice, all major accommodation facilities were filled from 80 to 100%.
The Minister said that the most popular among tourists enjoyed the southern coast of Crimea - Yalta region." Rest in Yalta chose 31% of tourists, 30% chose to Rest in Evpatoria-Saki region, and you've got to say that the so-Western Crimea rather productive comes on the heels of the Big Yalta and again argues that healthcare tourism, medical tourism are those preferences that are chosen by the tourist sample 2015 ", - said Yurchenko.
travelers had arrived in the Crimea by air (38, 8% of total passenger traffic), the ferry across the Kerch crossing (37, 4%), cars from Ukraine (23%). Yurchenko noted that most of the tourists were From the Russian capital and Saint Petersburg, as well as From the Central and southern regions of Russia.