Residents of Russia are almost 90% of tourists rested in the Crimea from January to November 2015, said on the last working day of the week 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, 2 million Is up 31% compared with 2014. 88% rested – citizens of Russia, 10 per cent to citizens of Ukraine, other – the citizens of the near abroad ", – the expression Strelbitsky quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
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 Crimea. For example, 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. On 14 October the head of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Republic reported that tax revenues from the tourism industry for the period from January this year amounted to more than 1 billion rubles. Of these, receipts of personal income tax – 47%, VAT – 20%. According to his statement, the Crimean residents, who rent their apartments to tourists can obtain a special patent over the coming year. The Crimea for the period from January of this year was visited by over 4 million tourists, up 32 per cent compared with the same period last year. After the active phase of the summer tourist season, which still captures a part of September, comes the " velvet season ". As said at the end of September, the press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Irina Tyurina, last summer the number of tourists in Crimea has increased by 50% compared with the same period last year. For his part, head of the Department for resorts and tourism of the state Council of the Republic Alexey Chernyak said that since January this year until the end of September, the Crimea was visited by more than 3, 8 million tourists. It is planned that for the whole of 2015 will visit Crimea 4. 5 million tourists. Crimea became one Of the most popular destinations for tourists From Russia After the reunification of the Peninsula with Russia in March 2014. Noticeable activity in the Crimean direction show Russian airlines and tour operators.