KSH: Hungary’s guest nights up 1.2% in October

Tourism

The guest turnover of Hungaryʼs accommodation establishments, measured in tourism nights, increased by an overall 1.2%, with the number of nights spent by domestic tourists increasing by 6.2% and that of international tourism nights decreasing by 3.4% as compared to the same period a year earlier, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office reported today.

In year-on-year terms, the gross revenues of accommodation establishments – at current prices – rose by 8%, KSH said. The number of international tourist arrivals decreased by a y.o.y. 1.8% and that of international tourism nights by a y.o.y. 3.4%.

Based on the number of tourism nights in October, the demand increased moderately, by 0.9% and 3.9% from Austria and the United Kingdom respectively and rose dynamically, by 14% from the United States, KSH said.

Room occupancy in hotels rose by 0.3 percentage point to 56.2%, the total gross revenue of accommodation establishments (HUF 33 billion) was also 8% higher, KSH data suggest.

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