5 million tourists visited the Crimea

5 million tourists have visited the Crimea since the beginning of 2012, which is 7% more than in the same period in 2011, the press service of the Council of Ministers of the Republic reported.

Crimean Prime Minister Anatoly Mogilev said that tax revenues to the budgets should be increased proportionate to the increase of the flow of holiday makers.

Minister of Resorts and Tourism of the Autonomous Republic Alexander Livev added that aaccording to the results of survey about 80%of tourists who spent their holidays in the Crimea would like to come back to the resorts of the Crimean peninsular again.

Adapted and translated from Unian