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Romania's Jan-Oct tourist numbers rise 4.1% y/y - table

Romania's Jan-Oct tourist numbers rise 4.1% y/y - table Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB)

BUCHAREST (Romania), December 2 (SeeNews) - The number of tourists staying in Romania in the first ten months of 2019 rose by 4.1% on the year to more than 11.53 million, the country's statistical board, INS, said on Monday.

Tourists spent 26.2 million overnights in Romania in the January-October period, up 5.7% compared to the prior-year period, INS said.

In October alone, the number of tourists staying in Romania increased 1.2% on the year to 1.08 million, while overnights increased by 2.4% to some 2.35 million.

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

  Jan-Oct'19 Oct
Total tourists 11,531,300 (+4.1%) 1,081,800 (+1.2%)
-foreign tourists 2,346,600 (-4.4%) 238,800 (-1.5%)
Total overnights 26,254,300 (+5.7%) 2,352,300 (+2.4%)
-foreign tourists 4,590,200 (-1.5%) 536,200 (5.3%)

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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