Revenues generated from tourism increased by 1.4% in 2019 in comparison to 2018, the NBG says preliminary data. The revenues from tourism in 2019 reached $ 3 billion and 268 million against $ 222 million in 2018.
According to the NBG, revenues increased at the beginning of the year but the Russian travel ban led to a decrease in July-September. Revenues resumed growing from October.
NBG reports that the number of international visitors in Georgia exceeded 9 million in 2019.