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Nights spent by guests at Latvia's hotels rose by 12% in January-October

BC, Riga, 15.12.2017.Print version
The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first ten months of 2017 grew by 12% against the same period last year to 4.32 million, writes LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).

The number of nights spent by foreign guests in Latvia's hotels and other tourist facilities in the first ten months of 2017 rose by 11.6% year-on-year to 2.972 million in January-October.

 

In January-September this year, the Latvian hotels and other tourist facilities received 2.056 million guests, up 11.6% against the same period in 2016 when they saw the number of guests grow 12.7% to 1.418 million.

 

In the first ten months of this year Latvian hotels and tourist facilities received 2.243 million guests, which is by 11.3% more than in the respective period last year, while the number of foreign guests increased by 12.3% to 1.55 million.

 

The biggest number of guests came from Russia (201,100), Germany (192,600), Lithuania (155,800), Estonia (134,000), Finland (102,300). The number of guests from Russia increased by 13.4%, from Germany – by 10%, from Lithuania – by 13.4%, from Estonia – by 9%, and from Finland – by 15.5%.

 

In 2016 Latvian hotels and other tourist facilities received 2.304 million guests, up 7.7% from 2015, while the number of nights increased by 7.5% to 4.417 million.






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