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Bulgaria's revenue from tourist overnights rises 8.1% y/y in Dec

Bulgaria's revenue from tourist overnights rises 8.1% y/y in Dec Photo: RIU Hotels&Resorts/ All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), February 11 (SeeNews) - The revenue from tourist overnights spent in Bulgaria rose by 8.1% year-on-year in December, reaching 52.3 million levs ($29.2 million/26.7 million euro), the country's statistical office said on Tuesday.

Revenues from overnights spent by Bulgarian tourists increased by 9.8% on the year in December, while revenues from overnights of foreign nationals rose by 5.6%, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a statement.

The total number of tourist overnights spent in Bulgaria rose by 7.2% to 905,200.

The largest increase in the number of overnights, by 11.0%, was registered by four-star and five-star hotels which reported 42.5% of the overnights spent by Bulgarian tourists and 74.6% of the overnights of international visitors.

A total of 447,600 tourists stayed in accommodation facilities in Bulgaria in December, up by 2.3% year-on-year.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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