According to unofficial statistics, 700 thousand tourists visit Minsk during one year. How does Minsk earn on it? The TV program Big City found out.
Elena Plis, director of the tourist and information center Minsk:
The minimum check of the tourist when staying in Minsk is about 200-250 euros. We can calculate how much money tourists leave. They live in hotels, buy souvenirs, eat in restaurants or cafes.
That is, incomes are very good.
This is real income of the economy, it is "real money." This is also a contribution to the economy, the budgets of cities and the country.