Tourists in Poland using accommodation increased by 184.4% y/y in May

by   CIJ News iDesk III
2021-07-27   10:31
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According to estimates, the number of tourists using accommodation increased by 184.4% y/y in May this year, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. In May 2021, tourists were provided with 3.1 million overnight stays, i.e. over three times more than in May last year. (0.9 million).

According to the data, in May this year, 1.1 million tourists stayed in tourist accommodation establishments, including 1 million domestic tourists and 81,900 foreign tourists. Compared to May 2020, the total number of tourists was almost 3 times greater, with the number of foreign tourists more than fourfold.

Most people stayed in the Mazowieckie (143,000) and Małopolskie (133,300) voivodships, and the least in the Opolskie (13,500) voivodships. The increase in the number of tourists using overnight stays, compared to the corresponding month of 2020, was recorded in all voivodships, including the largest in the Małopolskie voivodship (more than 4 times), the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

Domestic tourists took advantage of 2.8 million overnight stays (in May 2020 - 0.8 million), while foreign tourists - 0.2 million (in May 2020 - 0.1 million). The largest number of overnight stays was provided in the Zachodniopomorskie Province (513,100), and the least in the Opolskie Province (28,600), the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

On the other hand, in April 2021, 379,800 people used accommodation in tourist accommodation establishments, i.e. 4 times more than a year ago, and a 4-fold increase in the number of overnight stays was recorded, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

Compared to the same month of the previous year, the number of tourists and the number of overnight stays increased threefold.

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

Source: GUS and ISBnews