24, Crimea has been visited by 3 million tourists, which is 2,2 % more than for
the same period of the last year, the press service of the Ministry of Resorts
and Tourism of Crimea informed.
Ministry notes that 10% of the total number of tourists are those, who arrived
by air. “The flow of people arrived by
air is 308 thousand people, which is 11,3% more than last year. The increase in railway passenger flow constitutes
3,3%”, - say in the Ministry.
to the first deputy of the Minister- Nikolay Marinov, the number of tourists
who come to Crimea is increasing annually.
For example, last year for May holidays Crimea received 16,5% more
tourists than in 2011; in September-October of 2012- 13,1% more tourists
comparing to 2011. At the same time, the
number of tourists during the high season did not increase significantly.
the same trend continues. In April-May
2013 the grow in the tourists flow was 24%, comparing to very successful 2012”,-
notes Mr. Marinov.
increase in number of people who arrive by air means that air travel to Crimea
becomes more affordable”, -summarized Mr. Marinov.