Tourists using accommodation increased by 32.5% y/y in July, Poland

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2021-10-13   10:32
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The number of tourists using accommodation increased - according to estimates - by 32.5% y / y to 3.6 million in July this year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. In July 2021, tourists were provided with 12 million overnight stays, i.e. 32% more than in the corresponding month of last year. (9.1 million).

According to the data, in July this year 3.6 million tourists stayed in tourist accommodation establishments, including 3.2 million domestic tourists and 0.4 million foreign tourists. Compared to July 2020, the total number of tourists was higher by 32.5%, with the number of domestic tourists higher by 33.2%, and foreign tourists by 26%. The increase in the number of domestic tourists in July this year was also recorded compared to the corresponding month of 2019 - there were more of them by 1, 9%, GUS announced.

An increase in the number of overnight stays, similarly to the number of tourists, was recorded in all voivodships, with the highest increase in Mazowieckie (58.8%) and Małopolskie (55.7%) voivodships. In July 2021, the occupancy rate was 49.9% and was 11.6 percentage points higher than in July 2020, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

In June 2021, 2.3 million tourists stayed in tourist accommodation facilities, who were provided with 6.5 million overnight stays. Compared to June 2020, it was higher by 71.4% and 78.6%, respectively, the Office reported.

The data of the Central Statistical Office (GUS) concern tourist accommodation establishments with 10 or more beds.
Source: GUS and ISBnews