Odessa scored the second place for tourist tax revenues in Ukraine

Odessa region earned more than 26 million hryvnias in tourist fees for the year. It yielded only to the capital in terms of the number of visitors.

This was reported by the press service of the State Tourism Development Agency.

In 2021, Ukraine earned 244 million in tourism fees. This is 86.8% more than in 2020. Kyiv, thanks to such revenues, replenished the budget by 68 million hryvnias.

Odessa region earned 26.8 million hryvnia, Lviv region – 23 million hryvnia, Kyiv region – 15.3 million hryvnia, Zakarpattia region is in fifth place – 11.7 million hryvnia.

Of the 244 million collected by legal entities, 154 million were paid, FLP – 90 million.

Most of the tourists were expected in summer and autumn. Ukrainians paid a tourist tax of UAH 30, and foreigners paid UAH 300.

The number of foreigners who came to Ukraine in 2021 increased by 26.3% – this is more than 4 million per year.