For the year tourists joined the city budget more than UAH 10 billion

За год туристы пополнили бюджет Киева более чем на 10 млрд грн

In 2016 tourists brought to Kiev more than 10 billion UAH. This was stated by the head of Department on tourism of Department of economy and investments of Kyiv city state administration Anton Taranenko, reports “”.

“In 2016 Kyiv on tourists earned more than 10 billion hryvnia,” said Taranenko.

According to officials, this year the Russian capital was visited by more than 1.2 million tourists.

“There’s growth of tourist industry in Kiev after the events that took place in Ukraine. We note that tourism began to develop. In 2016, we stated the 1.2 million tourists who were in Kiev for more than 24 hours,” he said.

Note, the Kiev authorities are expecting the arrival of approximately 20 thousand people at the Eurovision song contest in 2017, and for the whole year – about 1.3 million tourists.