In May, there were more tourist arrivals and fewer overnight stays

first_imgAccording to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), tourists made 128 arrivals and 406 overnight stays in May, with the highest number of overnight stays in the Hotels and similar accommodation group, 64%, followed by Resorts and similar short-stay facilities, 34 %. Most overnight stays were realized by tourists from the United Kingdom, 28%, who averaged 4 overnight stays per arrival.In May 2017, 1 tourists came to commercial accommodation facilities, which is 257% more than in May 4. Tourists realized 2016 thousand overnight stays, of which 4% were realized by domestic tourists and 116% by foreign tourists. Compared to May 10, tourists realized 90% less overnight stays. Domestic tourists came 2016% more and realized 3% less overnight stays, while foreign tourists came 5% more and realized 2% less overnight stays in May 4 than in the same period last year.The highest number of overnight stays of foreign tourists in May 2017 was realized by tourists from Germany (23%), Austria (13%) and the United Kingdom (10%). They are followed by tourists from Slovenia (7%), France, Poland, the Netherlands and the USA (4% each).More tourist arrivals and overnight stays in the first five months In the first five months of 2017, tourists made 2 thousand arrivals and 902 thousand overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities, which is an increase of 8% in tourist arrivals and a 328% increase in tourist overnight stays compared to the same period in 15.Out of the total number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays, foreign tourists realized 2 thousand arrivals and 305 thousand overnight stays, which is an increase of arrivals by 6% and an increase of overnight stays by 988%. Most overnight stays of foreign tourists were realized by tourists from Germany (16%), Austria (11%), Slovenia (20%) and Great Britain (13%). In the period from January to May 10, domestic tourists also realized 8% more arrivals and 2017% more overnight stays than in the same period last year.Hotels are still the first in terms of the number of overnight stays In May 2017, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in hotels, namely 1 thousand overnight stays, which is 901% of the total number of overnight stays. Compared to the same period last year, the number of tourist arrivals in hotels increased by 46% and the number of overnight stays by 9%.In May 2017, tourists were offered 224 thousand rooms, suites and camping places with a total of 575 thousand permanent beds. In the group Hotels and similar accommodation, a total of 73 thousand rooms and suites with a total of 152 thousand permanent beds were available to tourists. The average occupancy of rooms was 55%, and permanent beds 49%.Most overnight stays of tourists aged 65 and over In May 2017, the highest number of overnight stays was realized by tourists aged 65 and over, 957 thousand overnight stays, which is 23% of the total number of overnight stays. In the total overnight stays of foreign tourists, most overnight stays were realized by tourists of the oldest age group of 65 and over. The majority of overnight stays of domestic tourists were realized by the age group from 35 to 44 years.last_img

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