Russian travelers vacations in Crimea more money than Ukrainians, which indicates a higher level of welfare, said 1st Deputy speaker of the Crimean Parliament Konstantin Bakharev.
according to him, If Ukraine is a large part of the total flow of tourists to Crimea was Ukrainian, today they are citizens of Russia.
"If you compare the number of tourists who came in the period of Ukrainian Crimea, we still lag behind, but not by the amount of funds that these travelers leave. This year, despite the fact that fewer people leave more money because a tourist from Russia is Usually richer than the Ukrainian tourist, and this affects the filling of local budgets and on the level of funds coming from those who are engaged in the tourism industry, " said Bakharev in the air of the Crimean station.
Bakharev noticed that on the first of September in the Crimea rested 3, twenty-two million tourists, it's 36% more than last year. Every third vacationing in Yalta region. In addition, demand from tourists enjoyed Alushta, Evpatoria, Feodosia, Sudak, Kerch.
in comparison with last year, According to first Vice-speaker, in the Republic at 30% increase in the number of stable operating accommodation facilities - hotels, hotels and resorts. Today there are 539. The average occupancy rate of 60% last year to 38%.
Crimea became one of the most popular destinations for tourists from Russia after the reunification of the Peninsula with Russia in March 2014. The active phase of the holiday season falls in the summer months. A predictive indicator of the number of vacationers in 2015 is 4, 3 million tourists by 15% more than in 2014.