Press release: 11.932-243/18
– For November 2018, the first month
of the 2018/19 tourism winter season, 5.19 million overnight stays were
reported, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. This
represents an increase of 7.2% compared to November 2017. The overnight
stays of non-resident tourists increased by 8.9% and reached 2.95 million,
the nights spent by resident tourists increased by 5.0% to 2.24 million.
The highest relative rises of nights spent concerning
non-residents were reached by tourists from Italy (+27.5%), USA (+23.0%)
and France (+17.1%). Also the number of nights spent by guests from
the most important countries of origin, Germany (+7.8%), Switzerland/Liechtenstein
(+7.2%) and United Kingdom (+10.2%) rose compared to November of the
previous year. Among the other most important countries of origin, only
nights spent by guests from Sweden (-8.2%), Czech Republic (-13.6%) and
Russia (-2.1%) showed declines compared to November 2017.
Nights spent in commercial holiday dwellings (+29.7%)
showed the most dynamic rise of all accommodation establishments, while
in 5-/4-star hotels the increase amounted to 6.2%.
Furthermore, the number of arrivals rose in November 2018
by 8.9% and reached 2.17 million.
For the period January to
November 2018, 138.41 million overnight stays and 41 million arrivals
were registered, which means a growth of 3.3% compared to the same reference
period of 2017.
For more detailed results and further information
please refer to our website.
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