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Sat, 27 May 2017
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Kherson regional state administration held talks with Ukrzaliznytsia to increase in the season 2017, the number of trains on Kherson.

Kherson region plans to maintain the resort-tourist season last year’s record number of tourists who will visit the region of about 3.5 million people. This was stated on Saturday at a press conference in the regional state administration on the occasion of the XII festival of travel journalism in Ukraine, which is held for the fifth time in the Kherson region, Chairman of regional state administration Andrey Gordeev.

“Last year, we officially declared in may about 3 million tourists (expected in the region in the resort-tourist season 2016 – ed.). But then, when I estimate their number, it was around 3.5 million We expect the same number this season. But if will be more – thank” – said Gordeev .

According to him, Kherson regional state administration held talks with Ukrzaliznytsia to increase in the season 2017, the number of trains on the Kherson region from other regions of Ukraine. “I especially want to take (tourists – ed.) from North of our regions,” he said.

The current tourist season in the Kherson region began on may 1, a month earlier than last year, said the head of RSA.

As reported, the tourist resorts and the 2015 season Kherson region was visited by about 2.8 million tourists, which is 27% more compared to 2014. In 2016, the region was visited by about 3.5 million people.