Austrians’ Holiday Patterns Are Changing

Published: July 27, 2011; 15:27 · (Vindobona)

Traditional summer vacation is getting less important; every third main holiday trip takes place in winter.

Austrians’ Holiday Patterns Are Changing / Picture: © Tourism Austria

According to Statistics Austria, the traditional summer vacation in July and August is losing in importance. In the past years a trend towards a more even seasonal distribution of holiday trips was observed. While 40 years ago 61.5% of the main holiday trips (trips with four or more nights) took place during the months of July and August, it was only 35.9% in 2010.


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