Austrian Tourism Has Good Prospects

CompaniesRetail & Consumer ♦ Published: June 25, 2012; 17:09 ♦ (Vindobona)

Start of summer season 2012: 16.8% more overnights and 14.4% more guests in May 2012.

Austrian Tourism Has Good Prospects / Picture: ©

According to Statistics Austria's latest preliminary data, 6.60 million overnights were registered in May 2012. The overnight stays of resident visitors increased by 6.8%, those of non-residents by 23.9%. The increase was mainly due to the postponement of religious holidays from June 2011 to May of the current year. The period January to May 2012 shows an increase in overnights by…