Foreign guest nights down 3.9 % yr/yr in June
Wednesday, August 10, 2005, 13:48
Foreign tourists spent 1.078 million guest nights in commercial accommodations in Hungary in June, 3.9 % less than a year earlier, Central Statistics Office (KSH) reported. In January-June, foreign guest nights rose 4.3% year on year to 4.403 million. Domestic guest nights in the year to June rose 3.1% to 920,000, but all guest nights still fell 0.8% year on year to 1,998 million. Total guest nights in H1 rose 3.4% to 7.805 million, including a 2.3% in domestic guest nights to 3.402 million. Guest nights spent by foreign tourists in hotels was just 0.2 % down from a year earlier in June at 821,000, but was still up 6% year on year in H1, reaching 3.695 million. Domestic guest nights in hotels in June were up by a sharp 13.5 % at 432,000. The H1 number rose 8.3% to 2.044 million. Guest nights spent in hotels totaled 1.253 million in June, rising 4.1% in a year, and the H1 number rose 6.8% to 5.739 million.