The number of tourist trips worldwide is expected to reach 10.78 billion, which is 74.4 percent of the 2019 level. According to NIAT " Khovar " referring to Xinhua AI , this was mentioned in the Report of the Tourism Education Center under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the World Federation of Tourism Cities on trends in the global tourism economy for 2023.
According to a report released by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Tourism Training Center in cooperation with the World Tourism Cities Federation, global tourism revenues will reach $5 trillion this year, up 86.2 percent from 2019 levels. The report noted that the number of tourist trips worldwide in 2022 amounted to 9.57 billion , and tourism revenues in total reached 4.6 trillion US dollars.
"The global tourism economy is slowly recovering and the global tourism industry is looking forward to a brighter future," said Song Rui , Director of the Tourism Education Center .
“However, we also need to understand that the recovery of tourism is linked to the development of the global macro economy, and uncertainty in the global economy will continue to affect the outlook for the tourism industry,” she added.
The annual report, which was first released in 2016, provides an in-depth analysis of trends in the tourism industry and serves to provide scientific forecasts and valuable recommendations for the development of tourism around the world.
It should be noted that tourism in Tajikistan is considered one of the most important sectors of the country's economic development, and in recent years this area in the Republic of Tajikistan has been rapidly developing.
That is why the number of foreign tourists visiting Tajikistan is increasing every year.
In 2022, more than 1 million 151.9 thousand foreigners visited Tajikistan. This figure is 634.3 thousand people, or 2.2 times more than in the same period last year, as reported by the Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
According to statistics, more than 999.3 thousand of them (according to the methodology of the World Tourism Organization) are considered tourists. This number is 3.4 times higher than in 2021.
The number of foreign citizens who arrived in the Republic of Tajikistan from the CIS countries is 1 million 94.1 thousand people, or 95% of their total number. Of these, about 950.1 thousand are tourists.
The number of foreign citizens who came to the Republic of Tajikistan from abroad is 57.8 thousand people (5% of the total), of which 49.2 thousand are tourists.
This year, most of the foreign citizens who came to Tajikistan were from Uzbekistan. Their number is more than 777.6 thousand people, which is 71.0% of their total number.
The number of tourists who visited the country from Russia in 2022 amounted to more than 279.9 thousand or 25.6 percent of the total. In third place is Kazakhstan - 25 thousand people, then Kyrgyzstan - 3.8 thousand, non-CIS countries, China - 5.4 thousand people, Turkey - 7.3 thousand people, USA - 6.9 thousand people, Afghanistan 33000, Germany 3,000, Iran 4300 and Pakistan 1600.
During this period, 235 travel companies throughout the country provided services to tourists.
During this period, guests in Tajikistan were served in total by 183 hotels, including 6 five-star hotels, 20 four-star hotels, 16 three-star hotels, 3 two-star hotels , 2 one-star hotels and 136 hotels without a star.
During this period, the average number of employees of service enterprises amounted to 4129 people, and the income from the provision of services during this period amounted to 238841.4 thousand somoni .