KSH: Hungary’s guest nights up 10.2% in February

Tourism

The number of guest nights at commercial accommodations in Hungary saw a year–on–year rise of 10.2%, reaching 1,205,000, in February, accelerating from the previous month’s 8.9% rise, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said today.

Foreign guests spent 595,000 nights in accommodation establishments; their number of arrivals and tourism nights increased by 13% and 11% respectively, KSH said. Meanwhile, domestic guests spent 609,000 tourism nights in accommodation establishments and their number of arrivals and tourism nights increased by 9.6% and 9.%, respectively.

KSH noted that room occupancy in hotels rose by an average of 2.6 percentage points to 42.2%. In hotels, the gross average room rate was HUF 14,732 and the revenue per available hotel room as well as the total revenue per hotel room (gross REVPAR and TREVPAR) were HUF 6,224 and HUF 12,205, respectively.

Total revenue of accommodation establishments grew by 11% at current prices; the total amount of gross revenues was HUF 19 bln, KSH said, adding that within this accommodation fee revenues rose by 12% to HUF 9.6 bln, catering sales grew by 10% to HUF 4.8 bln, other revenue – increasing by 9.4% – amounted to HUF 4.6 bln.

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