Prague tourist numbers nearly doubled in Q2

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The number of tourists staying overnight in the Czech capital Prague grew some 90% in the second quarter in annual terms, data published by the country's statistics agency show.

From April through June, 252,427 people used accommodation facilities in Prague. More than three-fifths of them were Czech citizens or residing in the country.

The number of foreign guests rose 97% year-on-year. Accommodated foreigners spent approximately 212,000 nights in Prague in the given period, while Czech visitors spent almost 319,000 nights.

In yearly comparison, this is an increase of 125% for foreigners and 116% for Czechs. 

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