Ridership on the Kerch ferry has increased in 2 times during the may holidays compared with the same period last year, said Deputy Minister of Crimean Affairs Andrei Zhukov.
"the 13 days of the holidays of the crossing was transported 2 times more passengers and vehicles ", - quoted Zhukov RIA " Novosti ". According to his statement, was transported 73 thousand Passengers, 1 863 thousand cars and fifteen thousand Trucks (in 2014 was transported 10 thousand Trucks). We will also stress that the number of tourists during the may holidays in the Crimea increased in 1, 5 times. The holiday season in Crimea began on 1 may. As reported by the print edition OPINION, Russian travelers, who in a moment replaced the Ukrainians asked the Crimean tourism new direction for development. 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. 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.