Almost all gain to the Minsk hotels foreigners
have brought the Minsk hostels last year have earned on 28,7 % more in comparison with previous year (163,3 billion roubles). According to the Main statistical management of Minsk, the basic part of a gain (80,9 %) has arrived from placing of foreign citizens.
On the average days in hotel 155,9 thousand roubles (in 2009 - m   cost; - 124,3 thousand) .
Within 2010 in capital hostels there lived 398,5 thousand persons from which 39,4 % - citizens of Belarus, inform BelaPAN.
the Number of tourists which have used services of hostels, has increased on 10,5 %, or on 37,8 thousand persons
the Most part of foreign visitors were from the CIS - 61,5 %. Overwhelming majority from them - Russians (84,1 %) and Ukrainians (9,6 %).
the Quantity of tourists from China in comparison with 2009 has increased by 62,2 %, from Russia - on 40,5 %, from Lithuania - on 33 %, from the Netherlands - on 29,1 %, from the USA - on 26 %. At the same time on 5,1 % became less tourists from Great Britain, on 3,3 % - from Italy.
For January, 1st, 2011 in Minsk 28 hostels, from them two five-star, two   were; - four-star and six - three-star. And most of all - without stars.