A total of 1,881,271 international travellers visited Georgia in 2021, an increase of 7.7% compared to 2020, the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA) reports.
It also states that in 2021 international tourist revenue in Georgia reached 1,244,941,717 billion USD, noting that 38% of revenue has been recovered since the economic slowdown resulting from pandemic-related restrictions.
The recovery of revenue from international tourism compared to 2019 is moving at a rapid pace on a monthly basis,” the GNTA says.
It further notes that revenue growth in 2021 exceeds 130% compared to 2020.
Overall 1,577,463 international tourist visits took place in Georgia in 2021.
The GNTA says that 51% of visitors arrived in Georgia by air, 48% by road, 0.6% by rail and 0.4% by sea in 2021.