YEREVAN. – Zhoghovurd newspaper of the Republic of Armenia (RA) writes: 249,361 tourists have arrived in Armenia in January-March this year.
Zhoghovurd daily was informed that the number of tourists from Russia to Armenia has increased by 17,900. In the first three months of last year, 37,900 tourists from Russia visited RA, and in the same period of 2022 that number was 55,800.
In addition, the number of tourists visiting Armenia from Germany has increased by 1,000. Let us note that the number of tourists arriving in RA from France has decreased by 1,900, from the United States of America—by 2,100, from Turkey—by 300.
Zhoghovurd daily learned from an official source that the number of tourists arriving in RA from the Islamic Republic of Iran has significantly decreased. If in January-March of the previous year 18,700 [tourists] visited RA from Iran, in the same period of this year that figure was 9,500.
Let us note that the number of tourists visiting RA from Ukraine has also decreased.
According to the Statistical Committee, the number of people departing from Armenia has increased 3.2 times. In the first three months of last year, 44,574 tourists departed from our country, whereas 143,3708—in the same period of this year.