29 May 2024,   09:28
Number of international visitors up 11% in 2024 Q1 – GNTA

938,644 tourists visited Georgia in the first quarter of 2024. The relevant information was released by the Georgian National Tourism Administration.

According to the given statistical data, this number of visitors is a 6.4% recovery of the pre-pandemic data. Compared to the same period of 2023, the growth reached 11%.

The number of international travelers in the 1st quarter was 1.3 million [80.4% recovery from pre-pandemic data and a 7.6% increase over 2023].

Visitors from Poland topped the list with 11,734 (67.1% more than 2019 data) people visiting Georgia during this period. This was followed by Germany [46.1% more visitors than in the pre-pandemic year], and the United Kingdom [increase from 2019 to 27%]. The number of visitors from Russia decreased by 16.1% compared to the same period of 2023 and amounted to 215,468 people.

The number of international travelers and international tourist visits is calculated according to the methodology developed in accordance with the recommendation of the World Tourism Organization and includes visits already made and completed”.