- 8 Feb 2022 10:48 AM
- Hungary Matters
The number of guest nights spent by domestic travellers increased by 446% to 616,000.
The number spent by foreign visitors jumped 1,074% to 548,000. KSH noted that the number of guest nights was down 42% from the same month in 2019, before the pandemic.
Revenue of commercial accommodations reached 28 billion forints (EUR 79.3m) in December, climbing 795% from the same month a year earlier.
For the full year, the number of guest nights rose by an annual 11% to 15,223,000. The number spent by domestic travellers increased by 6% to 10,501,000 and the number spent by foreigners rose by 25% to 4,731,000.
Lake Balaton was the most popular travel destination in Hungary last year, drawing visitors who spent 3,602,000 guest nights.
Budapest was runner-up, registering 3,176,000 guest nights, followed by the Western Transdanubia region, where guest nights reached 1,793,000.
Revenue of commercial accommodations increased by 24% to 290 billion forints for the year.
Revenue at hotels added up to 244 billion forints, accounting for 84% of the total.
Revenue of bed and breakfasts amounted to 27 billion forints, making up 9%.