Positive results for ongoing tourism summer season 2018: overnight stays +2.2% and arrivals +2.9%
68.67 million nights spent were registered from May to September 2018, according to latest preliminary data by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same period in 2017, a rise of 2.2% was observed. The number of arrivals also increased in the current summer season (+2.9%) and reached 21.70 million. A remarkably grown demand of commercial holiday dwellings led to significant increases in the number of nights spent (+11.4%) and arrivals (+7.4%) for this accommodation category.