The number of tourists and vacationers in the Crimea in 2015 has increased, despite the fact that in comparison with last year has decreased the total amount of passenger traffic on the Peninsula due to the cessation of railway messages between the Crimea and Ukraine, said Wednesday at a meeting of the state Council of the Republic, the Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Sergey strelbitskiy.
Kiev train stopped a letter of Crimea on December 27, 2014. The compositions, which previously followed to Simferopol and Sevastopol, with the end of the year go only to the border with the Peninsula. Interrupted both passenger and freight rail letter. To get to the Crimea through the territory of Ukraine can private transport, bus or on foot using 3 land of the checkpoint.
"Passenger traffic we have today declined slightly. But this is because in the past year worked for the railroad and there was a large Number of immigrants. But if we consider the qualitative composition located in the Crimea, we see that the number of tourists increased by 5, 3%, " said strelbitskiy.
according to him, in 2015 employs more hotels than previously