Domestic tourism recovered after crisis, MTÜ says
Domestic tourism has recovered from the crisis caused by coronavirus while the return of foreign visitors to Hungary is slowly underway, the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) said on Sunday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.
Zoltan Guller told public Kossuth Rádió that the summer season started with effectively no pandemic-related restrictions.
Catering revenues amounted to HUF 110 billion in July compared to HUF 87 bln a year earlier.
The number of guest nights rose 62% year-on-year in June and came to 5.5 million in July, up 17% from the record high of the same month a year earlier, Guller said.
In June, guests spent HUF 10 bln at accommodation establishments around Lake Balaton, double the same amount last year, Guller said. In July, this figure is estimated at HUF 25.5 bln, up 35% from a year earlier, he added.
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