Friday - 4 May 2012
Guest nights in hotels increased by 38% in March
In March 2012, guest nights in hotels were 134,000 compared with 97,300 in March 2011.
Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 77% of total of guest nights in March and increased by 45% compared with March 2011. At the same time national guest nights increased by 17%.
Nights spent in hotels increased by 34% in the first quarter of 2012
For the first three months of 2012 the total number of guest nights was 309,300 and increased by 34% compared with the first quarter of 2011. Nights spent by foreign visitors increased by 39% while national guest nights increased by 18%.
The data above only show guest nights in hotels that are operating for the whole year. Guesthouses and summer hotels are not included in this category.