Small Growth in Austrian Winter Season

Politics ♦ Published: April 26, 2012; 12:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

The current tourism winter season 2011/12 recorded a rise in overnights by 2.1%.

Small Growth in Austrian Winter Season / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Robinseed [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

According to Statistics Austria's latest preliminary data, in the first five months of the winter season 2011/12 (November to March) 56.82 million overnights were registered. This means an increase of 2.1% compared to the same period last year. As a result, the second-best winter season ever was recorded.

The number of foreign guests rose by 1.8% to 43.71 million. Domestic guest…