Current tourism winter season 2018/19: 65 million nights spent and 18 million arrivals
The highest relative rise was registered for commercial
Decline of nights spent in March 2019 because of Easter holiday shifting
In March 2019, the number of nights spent decreased by 3.8% to 14.93 million. This negative result was mainly caused by the shift of the Easter holidays into April this year.
The number of nights spent in the current calendar year 2019 (January to March) decreased by 2.4% to 47.95 million, the one of arrivals by 0.8% to 11.82 million.
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Information on methods: Within the scope of the monthly overnight statistics, the arrivals and nights spent are provided by rented tourist accommodation establishments in those communities which have more than 1 000 overnight stays per year. Thus, of the 2 100 Austrian communities, 1 558 reporting communities transmit data to Statistics Austria monthly. The survey units are commercial and private tourist accommodation establishments, which transmit their data to the relevant reporting community by means of "Statistisches Meldeblatt" or "Betriebsbogen".
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