More than 850 thousand Belarusians officially rested abroad in 2018. This is about 100 thousand people more than in 2017. The data only applies to those who bought the tour. They are listed in the latest collection of Belstat "Tourism and tourist resources in the Republic of Belarus".
Every year more and more Belarusians go on vacation abroad. In 2018, there were 850 of them, in 724 - 2017 people, and in 727 - 536.
Last year, Belarusians most often went to rest in Egypt: there are 211 of them. This is almost twice as much as in the year before last. Turkey is in second place in popularity among Belarusians. 962 2018 Belarusians rested there in 151. Then comes Ukraine and 393 Belarusians who went on vacation there.
Top 10 countries for recreation of Belarusians in 2018 looks like this:
- Egypt - 211 people
- Turkey - 151 393 people
- Ukraine - 122 people
- Bulgaria - 49 821 people
- Russia - 47 people
- Spain - 32 people
- Poland - 30 people
- Greece - 28 people
- Georgia - 16 380 people
- Montenegro - 16 people
2018 365 tourists arrived in Belarus in 534. This is more than in 2017, more than 80 thousand people. Most often, we were visited by tourists from Russia: there were 207 416 of them. Lithuanians are in second place, there are 59 564 of them. In third place are the Poles and 46 people from there.