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Romania's Jan-Apr tourist numbers rise 5.6% y/y - table

Romania's Jan-Apr tourist numbers rise 5.6% y/y - table

BUCHAREST (Romania), June 4 (SeeNews) - The number of tourists staying in Romania in the first four months of 2019 rose by 5.6% on the year to more than 3.20 million, the country's statistical board, INS, said.

Tourists spent 5.73 million overnights in Romania in the January-April  period, up 9.1% compared to the prior-year period, INS said in a statement on Monday.

In April alone, the number of tourists staying in Romania increased 4.9% on the year to 885,400, while overnights increased by 9.9% to some 1.76 million.

Romania tourist numbers and overnights (y/y pct change in brackets):

  Jan-Apr '19 April
Total tourists 3,203,400 (+5.6%) 885,800 (+4.9%)
-foreign tourists 647,900 (-6.6%) 204,000 (-4.0%)
Total overnights 5,734,200 (+9.1%) 1,764,800 (+9.9%)
-foreign tourists 1,290,400 (-2.6%) 397,600 (+0.5%)

Source: INS

The number of tourists staying in Romania in 2018 rose 6.3% on the year to 12.8 million.

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