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Romania's Jan-July tourist numbers rise 6% y/y - table

Romania's Jan-July tourist numbers rise 6% y/y - table Amazon's new technology centre in Bucharest developed by Globalworth

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 2 (SeeNews) - The number of tourists staying in Romania in the first seven months of 2019 rose by 6% on the year to more than 7.26 million, the country's statistical board, INS, said on Monday.

Tourists spent 15.8 million overnights in Romania in the January-July period, up 8.2% compared to the prior-year period, INS said.

In July alone, the number of tourists staying in Romania increased 3.6% on the year to 1.65 million, while overnights increased by 3.5% to some 4.4 million.

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

  Jan-July'19 July
Total tourists 7,267,600 (+6.0%) 1,651,300 (+3.6%)
-foreign tourists 1,507,700 (-5.3%) 301,100 (-5.1%)
Total overnights 15,816,400 (+8.2%) 4,407,300 (+3.5%)
-foreign tourists 2,972,700(-2.1%) 598,100 (-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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