Press release: 12.307
time tourism summer season 2020: 21.5 million nights spent
resident guests cushion decline in July (-17.4%) significantly
Arrivals in accommodation establishments also decreased by 26.6% to 3.95 million, with the number of non-resident guests falling by 40.9% and that of resident guests rising by 9.4%.
Large regional differences in July 2020: high declines in Vienna, increases of nights spent in Burgenland, Styria and Carinthia
First half of summer season (May to July) by 44.6% below previous year's level
As a result of the closings of accommodations until
28 May 2020 and the opening of borders from 16 June 2020 for most European
countries, only 21.52 million nights spent were registered in the period
from May to July 2020, 17.3 million nights
less than in the same period of the previous year
Previous calendar year: with 63.7 million nights spent about one third less
Despite the strong winter months of January
For further information please refer to the German version.
on methods: Within the scope of the monthly overnight statistics,
the arrivals and nights spent are provided by rented tourist accommodation
establishments in communities with more than 1 000 nights spent per year.
Thus, of the 2 095 Austrian communities, 1 566 reporting communities transmit
data to Statistics Austria monthly. The survey units are commercial and
private tourist accommodation establishments, which transmit their data
to the relevant reporting community. For further information related
to methodology see "Standard
The winter season considers the period November to April, the summer season the period May to October.
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