In 2017, only 1% of Ukrainians plan to rest on the territory of the occupied Crimea, according to the results of the survey, provided by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology
The report notes that the most popular place for holidays, like a year ago, is the Carpathian Mountains and other places in Ukraine (10%), the second place in popularity is resting in cottages and country houses (8%), 5% of respondents plan to visit their relatives in the village. The number of those planning to go abroad for holidays is 3%.
Like a year ago, 1 % of the Ukrainians surveyed plan to cross the border with the occupied Crimea, 14% of respondents were undecided as to their vacation. At the same time, 40% of women and 35% of men plan to stay at home.
The study was conducted from 19 to 28 of May 2017 by a personal interview method. 2040 respondents 18 years of age and older living in 108 settlements in all regions of Ukraine (except for the Crimea and the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions) were interviewed. The statistical sampling error averages about 2.5%.
Earlier, QHA reported that some tour operators attribute low tourist flow in Crimea to bad weather.