Encouraging Development of Austrian Tourism

CompaniesRetail & Consumer ♦ Published: November 24, 2010; 10:52 ♦ (Vindobona)

The summer 2010 season ended successfully: the number of guests reached an all-time high record of 17.9 million, 62.5 million overnight stays are the best value since 1995.

Encouraging Development of Austrian Tourism / Picture: © Tourism Austria

There were 62.47 million overnight stays in the 2010 summer season (May to October), according to preliminary results by Statistik Austria. This represents an increase of 1.3% over the summer of 2009 and the best result in overnight stays since 1995 (65.7 million; the best historical result for the summer was 78.28 million in 1981).

The summer season 2010 was the first since…