- 9 Nov 2020 8:53 AM
- Hungary Around the Clock
The number of guest nights spent by domestic travellers fell 16.2% from one year earlier to 931,000, while the number spent by foreign visitors plunged by 91.3% to 130,000.
The decline was more than 80% in bungalow complexes, campsites, boarding houses and community hostels.
Budapest recorded the largest downturn at 96%.
Lake Balaton was the most popular tourist region.
Revenue of commercial accommodation providers fell 64.6% year-on-year to Ft 18.7 billion in September.
Payment with the popular holiday voucher SZÉP cards grew by 23% to Ft 2.5 billion.
In the first nine months of the year, the number of guest nights at hotels declined 52% year-on-year to 11.96 million.
The number of guest nights spent by domestic travellers fell 33.1% to 8,488,000 and the number spent by foreigners slipped 71.6% to 3,474,000.
Revenue of commercial accommodation establishments was down 52.5% to Ft 202 billion.
MTI Photo: Noémi Bruzák