Tourism: Why Does Vienna Need So Many New Hotels?

Lifestyle & TravelPersonal Real Estate ♦ Published: July 12, 2019; 14:48 ♦ (Vindobona)

Tourism in Vienna is booming and the number of overnight stays is rising. New hotels are currently being built all over Vienna, from international hotel chains and five-star palaces to boutique hotels for city travellers, some of which attract with exposed rooftop bars. The Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere and the Max Brown 7th District were recently opened. A further 10 hotels will be completed over the next two years.

Andaz Am Belvedere Vienna, Skybar Terrace / Picture: © Hyatt Corporation / Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere

The Danube metropolis is more popular than ever with guests from home and abroad.

In 2018 a new overnight record was set and the demand for quality hotels continues unabated.

The 2018/19 tourist winter season (November 2018 to April 2019) closed with 72.88 million overnight stays, 1.4% more than in the previous year's season. The previous record (71.84 million in the…