Crimea currently welcomes 21.5 Russian thousand tourists daily, as Minister of Resorts and Tourism of Crimea Sergey Strelbitsky reported about it in Alushta.12.5 thousand of them arrive by plane and 9 thousand people use the ferry line.
According to him, International Airport Simferopol currently takes about 170 flights per day. “About 25 thousand tourists are served by the airport in both directions. To get the number of the arriving tourists, this figure should be halved”, S. Strelbitsky explained during the meeting devoted to the high season beginning. He added that the airport accepted even 200 flights daily last week.
Also, the minister informed that 9 thousand tourists daily arrive in Crimea through the ferry crossing from Russia.
According to the chairman of the State Council’s steering committee, A. Chernyak, more than 5 million tourists are expected to arrive in Crimea this year if there are no “exogenous global factors”. We remind, Crimea was visited by 4.1 million tourists in 2014.