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KSH: Guest nights up 16% year-on-year in March

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Tourism nights and gross revenues at local accommodation establishments was up 16% year-on-year in March, taking into account seasonal effects, such as the Easter long weekend, according to data published by Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH) today. The number of guest nights by international and domestic tourists rose 8.4% and 25% respectively in the month as compared to the same period last year.

According to KSH, international tourist arrivals were up 8.7% and international tourism nights 8.4% or 875,000 in March. International visitors arrived primarily from Germany (up 2.6%), the United Kingdom (up 2.3%) and Austria (up 4.3%), the United States (up 7.3%) and Czech Republic (up 41%), KSH noted.

The number of domestic guests increased by 17% and the number of tourism nights spent by domestic guests was up 25%, to 855,000 year-on-year in March, KSH data revealed.

The total gross revenue of accommodation establishments was 16% higher in March than in the same period of the previous year, reaching HUF 26 billion, and within this, accommodation fee revenues were up 21%, catering revenues 5% and other revenues 14%, KSH reported.

According to KSH, the number of accommodation establishments operating in Hungary increased by 0.9%, or 2,431, and bed-places grew by 3.8%, reaching 211,000 in March.

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