Tourism still growing due to foreign residents - July 2013
13 September 2013
In July 2013, tourism accommodation establishments accounted for 5.3 million overnight stays, which stood for a positive year-on-year change rate of 3.8%, however lower than the one of July 2012 (+8.6%).
Overnight stays from non residents accounted for a 6.0% growth (+10.1% in June 2013), but residents accounted for a decline (-1.3%), contrary to the result from the previous month (+5.3%).
Among the main inbound markets, the emphasis goes to the quite considerable growth of the USA (+24.1%) and the positive contributions of Ireland (+10.5%), Germany (+9.9%), France (+9.9%) and The United Kingdom (+8.7%).
Total revenue accounted for a positive year-on-year change rate of 6.7% and revenue from accommodation increased by 7.3%.
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