Press release: 12.080-146/19
Vienna, 2019-08-28 – 38.76 million nights spent were recorded
for the ongoing summer
season 2019 (May to July), according to preliminary results by
Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 3.0% compared to the
same period of the previous year. There were rises in nights spent by
resident visitors (+1.7%) as well as non-resident visitors (+3.5%).
Also the number of arrivals reached an all-time-high (12.75 million or
+3.1%) in the period May to July 2019.
Germany, the most important country of origin for
tourists in Austria, reached a growth of 1.8% with 14.06 million nights
spent. The highest relative increases in the number of nights spent
were reported for guests from Romania (+14.7%), Russia (+12.7%), Sweden
(+10.6%) and Poland (+10.1%). Increases of 7.7% to 2.05 million nights
spent were registered for the second most important country of origin,
the Netherlands. A decline in the number of nights spent was observed
for the United Kingdom (-6.5%).
July 2019: more than 18 million nights spent
In July, the second most important month for the tourism
summer season after August, 18.68 million nights spent were recorded.
This means an increase of 1.8% compared to the same period in 2018.
The number of arrivals also increased by 0.4% in comparison to July
January to July 2019: over 95 million nights
spent and 27 million guests
About 95.04 million nights spent were registered from
January to July 2019 (+1.0%). Increases were recorded in the
number of nights spent by residents (+0.8% to 23.44 million) as well
as non-residents (+1.1% to 71.60 million). Arrivals also saw a significant
increase by 2.4% to 27.40 million guests.
For more detailed results and further information
please refer to our website
or the German version
of this press release.
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