Gelendzhik expects a 10-15% rise in the tourist flow in 2013

«In 2012 approximately 3,190 thousand people visited the resort, including 319 thousand tourists at health improvement institutions and 2,871 thousand people as campers», – City Mayor Viktor Khrestin has informed.

According to this number is lower than the previous year result by more than 6%. According to the Mayor, such reduction has been conditioned by natural factors – the flood on July 6-7, 2012.

«In 2013 we expect for a rise in the number of tourists by at least 10-15%, comparing with 20120», – V. Khrestin has emphasized.

The Mayor has noted that city administration conducts a number of events for promotion of the resort at the international and Russian tourism markets.

English translation by BSN