Almost 90% of tourists rested in the Crimea from January to November 2015, are residents of Russia, said on the last working day of the week reporters the head of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Crimea Sergey strelbitskiy.
"the number of tourists rested in the Crimea in ten months, amounted to 4 million 200 thousand. This is 31% more compared with 2014. 88% rested - citizens of Russia, 10% - citizens of Ukraine, the others - citizens of neighboring countries, " said strelbitskiy.
according to the Minister, Nearly fifty percent of all who visited the Crimea in 2015, the tourists held their own vacation on the southern coast of the Crimea, and 22% chose a holiday destination East (Feodosia, Koktebel, Sudak) and Western Crimea (Saki, Evpatoria, black sea) and about 7% of holidaymakers spent their own vacation to explore the Bakhchisarai and Simferopol district of Crimea.
Tax revenues from the tourism industry to the current day amounted to more than one billion rubles. Of them income personal income tax - 47%, VAT - 20%, said strelbitskiy.
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