9.66 mln bed nights in September, up 11.5% y-on-y

In September this year 1.87 million tourists stayed in commercial accommodation facilities in Croatia which is 14.5% more than in the corresponding period last year and generated 9.66 million overnight stays, up 11.5% more than last year the State Bureau of Statistics (DZS) reported on Tuesday.

In the first nine months of this year there were 74.6 million overnight stays in commercial facilities which is an increase of 8.6% on the year. Foreign tourists accounted for 93.1% of these bed nights, which is 9.2% more than last year while domestic tourists accounted for 6.9% or an increase of 1.6% in the first nine months of 2016.

In September alone, foreign tourists generated 95.1% of all overnight stays, or 9.19 million which was 11.8% more on the year.

On the other hand, domestic tourists made 472,000 overnight stays in September which is a growth of 6% compared to the same month last year. There were 165,500 domestic guests, a growth of 19.8% compared to September 2015..

Most of September's bed nights were generated by Germans (32.4%), Austrians (10.8%), Czechs (6.7%), Poles (6.5%) and Slovenians (6.1%).

Last update: Tue, 08/11/2016 - 14:10
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