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Development of tourism in accommodation establishments in the SR in November 2019

Development of tourism in accommodation establishments in the SR in November 2019

Last update: 22.01.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Tourism
Publish Date: 22.01.2020

In November 2019, the highest year-on-year increase was achieved in the number of visitors (by 22,1 %) as well as the in number of overnight stays (by 21 %) since the beginning of 2019.

Despite the fact that November is one of the weaker month in terms of tourism, in November 2019, the number of visitors in accommodation establishments rose by 22,1 %, which was the highest year-on-year growth since the beginning of 2019. Similarly, the number of overnight stays with the growth by 21 % reached the highest value in the last eleven months. Thus, the total number of visitors reached 480 042 persons and the number of overnight stays amounted to 1 217 247.

Domestic visitors made up 66,9 % of the total number of visitors, there were 321,3 thous. persons in tourist accommodation establishments and their number increased by 27,6 %. The number of foreign visitors grew by 12,4 %, year-on-year to 158,8 thous.

The visitors spent, on average, 2,5 nights in the accommodation establishments, of which domestic visitors 2,7 and foreign visitors 2,3 nights.

In regional terms, the visitors were the most interested in Bratislavský kraj. The total number of visitors accommodated in this region was 131,7 thous. persons, of which 61,2 % were foreign visitors. The most attractive tourist sites remained in Žilinský and Prešovský kraj, with over 60 thous. visitors and 160 thous. overnight stays in each of them.

The total number of visitors increased year-on-year in all regions, in six of them it was higher by more than 20 %, most notably in Prešovský kraj, with a growth by 39,1 %. At the same time, the highest increase in the number of domestic (by 43,3 %) and foreign (together with Košický kraj equally by 21%) visitors was the highest in this region. The number of domestic visitors grew in all regions, while in two regions (in Trenčiansky and Banskobystrický kraj), it decreased among foreign visitors.

In the eleven months of 2019, in the SR, the number of visitors reached 5 998 456 with a 14,6 % year-on-year increase. From this number, there were 3 685 365 domestic visitors, who spent 10 773 903 nights. The number of domestic visitors increased, year-on-year, by 18,1 %, the number of foreign visitors by 9,4 %. The total number of overnight stays reached 16 651 026 with a year-on-year growth by 13,8 %.

 As of end of November 2019, accommodation services were provided by 4 473 accommodation establishments. Their number increased year-on-year by 11,7 %. There were 70,7 thous. rooms with 185,4 thous. beds available. The number of rooms increased by 7,4 % compared to November 2018, the number of beds grew by 8,4 %.

More detailed information is published in the publication
Tourism development in accommodation establishments in the SR 11/2019.

Note: statistics of accommodation establishments contain data from all legal entities and natural persons with assigned Identification Number, which are kept in the Register of Accommodation Establishments of the SO SR and provide temporary tourist accommodation.

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