Head of the Kherson Regional State Administration Andriy Hordeyev stated this, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"In the tourism industry, as of August 1, we had 3.1 million tourists. By the way, Putin reported that 2.5 million tourists visited Crimea, and we already have 3.1 million," Hordeyev said.
According to the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration, the number of people visiting the resorts of the region will increase until the end of the current tourist season.
As Ukrinform reported, the tourist season of 2017 in Kherson region began on May 1, a month earlier than last year.