In health resorts of Minsk Oblast in 2016 rested and strengthened the health of 72.400 citizens of the countries of near and far abroad countries, BelTA learned from the National Center for Health Improvement and Sanatorium treatment population.
Export of spa and wellness services in the last year reached almost Br56,8 million (growth rate - 122% compared to the previous year).
Last year, the metropolitan area resorts have implemented extra services not included in the price, amounting to more than Br21,3 million (for 2015 - Br19,2 million).
Total for 2016 in the sanatorium and improving organizations Minsk region visited 286.3 thousand people, including at the expense of the republican budget and the state social insurance - 52.900 people (for these purposes Br39,1 million) .
According to experts, in the Minsk region to ensure stability and break-even operation of the sanatorium organizations, their average occupancy rate for the year was 75% in 2016. In the capital region operate 34 sanatorium organizations by 8.800, and 28 health organizations by 5.900 people.