Over 22,000 tourist can stay simultaneously in Transcarpathia

17 August 2015 18:10  51104840 0105874
Over 22,000 tourist can stay simultaneously in Transcarpathia

The network of spa, tourist and recreational facilities and hotels in the region includes 392 facilities. About 22,000 people can be accommodated in the region at the same time.

In addition, about 400 rural households are ready to provide tourist services (accommodation, food, recreation).

In the region, there are 73 lifts, including 59 active, 27 snow groomers and 34 ski equipment rentals.

28 tourist information centers provide all the information on existing tourism potential.

As for economic indicators of tourism sector development in the first half of this year, according to current information, they are as follows:

- The number of serviced tourists compared to the same period last year increased by 15.4% and amounted to 127.5 thousand people;

- The volume of tourist services declined by 0.7% and amounted to UAH 148.6 million;

- Contributions to the state budget increased by 32.9% and amounted to UAH 21.1 million;

- The amount of tourism fee in 2014 was UAH 930.4 thousand, and in the first half of this year - UAH 566.5 thousand.

This statistics was presented by the Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Transcarpathian Regional Administration.

The main ares of tourism development in the region are spa, ski, rural, hiking tourism.

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