Just statistics… Crimea and Sevastopol were visited by 45 million tourists in eight years as part of Russia
The Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol received 45 million tourists in eight years after reunification with Russia, reported TASS Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Southern Federal District (SFD) Kirill Stepanov.
From 2015 to 2021 more than
visited Crimea million tourists. <...> I hope that Crimea, as the head of state instructed, will become a showcase for Russia. And foreign tourists will come here. Especially those who have traveled here over the past years and before year, will be able to compare what was and what will be , — said Stepanov .
According to him, the growth of the tourist flow implies an increase in spending and investment in the construction sector.
And she also shows a very serious growth. For example, the volume of commissioned housing in the Republic of Crimea is 4.5 million square meters. meters, in Sevastopol — 2.3 million square meters. meters. And, of course, there is a significant increase in investment in this industry , — said the Deputy Presidential Representative.
Crimea in 2015 year for the fourth time broke the record for tourist flow for the entire post-Soviet period — 9.5 million people visited the Republic. In 2015 year, 6.8 million tourists visited the region, in 2019 year — 7.4 million. In the 2020 year, the season started later than usual due to the pandemic, however, more than 6.3 million tourists visited Crimea, and before 2025 year, the tourist flow is expected to grow to 10 million people per year.