Foreign guest nights down 2.4% yr/yr in August
Monday, October 10, 2005, 16:42
Foreign tourists spent 1.63 million guest nights in commercial accommodations in Hungary in August, 2.4% less than a year earlier, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) reported. In January-August, foreign guest nights rose 1.4% year-on-year to 7.57 million. Hungarian travellers spent 1.45 million guest nights at hotels in Hungary in August, down 3.4% year-on-year. Including foreign tourists, the number of guest nights dropped 2.9% year-on-year to 3.07 million. Total guest nights in January-August rose 1.5% year-on-year to 13.91 million, including a 1.6% increase to 6.34 million guest nights spent by Hungarian travelers.