In comparison with the previous year, the number of tourists who visited occupied Crimea, has dropped. While on holidays in may there were more than last year.
This is with reference to the so-called Ministry of resorts and tourism of Crimea, reports TASS.
According to occupation authorities, in 2017 as the month of may arrived 807,6 thousand tourists, which is 0.3% less than in the same period last year.
However, only on may holidays annexed the Peninsula was visited by 162 thousand tourists, which is supposedly 30 thousand more than last year.
Although experts have questioned the data controlled by the Kremlin, the so-called Crimean officials. In an interview with “Radio Crimea.The realities of” the former head of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of Crimea Igor Males said that over the past two years the number of tourists amounted to 1.5 and 1.6 million, respectively. Not stated 5.5 million people only during 2016.