Nov 8, 2018

Number of tourists increased by 15.1% YoY in October 2018

Quick Update

  • According to the Georgian National Tourism Administration, in October 2018, the number of tourists went up by 15.1%, which is 6 PP higher compared to the growth in September. Same day trips decreased by 2.6% YoY. Overall, number of international visitor trips increased by 8.5% YoY over the same period.
  • From the perspective of country groups, number of visitors went up from EU (+36.1% YoY), CIS (+11.3% YoY). Number of visitors from other countries declined (-1.3% YoY) mostly driven by decreasing number of visitors from Turkey (-12.1% YoY)  and Iran (-4.5% YoY).  Decline of visitors from Iran was much lower in October compared to previous month, when visitors declined by -41.6% YoY.