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Tourist numbers in Romania rise 10.4% in 2017 - table

Tourist numbers in Romania rise 10.4% in 2017 - table Metropolis Center, Bucharest

BUCHAREST (Romania), February 2 (SeeNews) - The number of tourists staying in Romania in 2017 rose 10.4% on the year to 12 million in 2017, the country's statistical board, INS, said on Friday.

Tourists spent 26.9 million overnights in Romania in 2017, up 6.5% year-on-year, INS said in a statement.

In December alone, the number of tourists staying in Romania grew 10.5% on the year to 784,200, while overnights increased 7.1% to 1.59 million.

Details on tourist numbers and overnights in Romania follow:

  2017 y/y change, pct Dec'17 y/y change, pct
Total tourists 12,056,300 10.4 784,200 10.5
-foreign tourists 2,749,000 11.3 156,600 10.0
Total overnights 26,915,700 6.5 1,590,300 11.5
-foreign tourists 5,268,900 9.5 313,100 12.7

Source: INS

 

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