Austria Increasingly Popular for Arab Tourists

Published: January 25, 2012; 18:49 · (Vindobona)

In 2011, Austria registered 580,600 guest nights by Arab tourists. Hence, Austria exceeded Switzerland as touristic destination.

Austria Increasingly Popular for Arab Tourists / Picture: © Flickr

Over the last ten years, visitors from Saudi-Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates have multiplied. In the first eleven months of 2011, tourist number from Arab countries were up by 29%. In that period, 508,600 guest nights were registered. In total, 153,600 Arab tourists chose Austria as destination in the first eleven months of last year. For the whole year, a figure of…

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