Crimea this year will be visited by Over 5 million tourists every week on the Peninsula comes 200 thousand Tourists, this forecast was voiced by the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
"We Hope that this year will visit Crimea larger number of our tourists. In the past year came more than 4 million.. Hope this year More than five million people visit the Crimea ", - he said at a meeting of the working group on preparation of the state Council Presidium meeting in Crimea, reports the news Agency. Safonov said that " there are serious prospects for further development of the tourism industry." Currently goal is to increase the quality in the Crimea tourist services." These services are required to provide advanced technology. We have to be competitive on the world market ", - said the head of the Federal tourism Agency.
According to the Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Sergei Strelbitsky, Since the beginning of 2015, Crimea has been visited 1, 5 million tourists. In comparison With the same period of 2014, these figures are higher by 14, 7%." in practice every week in Crimea attracts 200 thousand Tourists. This is a very good indicator. Currently employs 485 health centers and their average occupancy rate is 57%, " said strelbitskiy. From January to December 2014, the resorts of the Crimea was visited by nearly 4 million people. And for the 12 months 2013 in the Crimea rested 5 million 890 thousand People. Such information leads the Ukrainian magazine "Today" referring to the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (Crimea reunited With Russia in 2014). A record in the history of tourism in Crimea began in 1988, when the Peninsula was visited by 8, 3 million people. The holiday season in Crimea began on 1 may. A predictive indicator of the number of vacationers in 2015 amounted to $ 4, 3 million tourists, which is 15 percent more than visited the Crimea in 2014. However, the Republic's authorities hope that the Peninsula will attracts about 5 million tourists. Crimea stood At the head of the list of the most popular tourist destinations for the upcoming three-day weekend, which appeared in the calendar for the celebration of June 12, Russia Day. During the may holidays in the Crimea rested over 175 thousand People, which is almost 60 thousand More than last year. Analysis of the all-Russian center for the study of the opinions of a large number of citizens (VTSIOM), over a quarter of Russian citizens have plans to go on a summer vacation in the Crimea. VIDEO