The sales of tourists services in Mogilev Region increased by 41.9% on the year in 2007 to reach BYR 6.5 billion, Interfax learnt from the regional department for physical culture, sport and tourism.
Last year 19.5 thousand residents of Mogilev Region traveled abroad (34.3% up on the year). 15,900 travelers visited the CIS (Russia, Ukraine). Other popular destinations were Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania and Egypt.
As many as 1,400 foreign tourists visited Mogilev Region in 2007 (27% up). Tourists from the CIS (mainly Russia) accounted for 61.5% of the total number of visitors.