Tourism accommodation statistics in November 2016 Slight increase in overnight stays in November
Record fall in overnight stays in first half of 2020
Neuchâtel, 16.01.2017 (FSO) - The Swiss hotel industry registered 1.9 million overnight stays in November 2016, which corresponds to a slight growth of 0.5% (+9300 overnight stays) compared with the same period a year earlier. Domestic visitors generated 878,000 overnight stays, representing an increase of 0.9% (+7900). Foreign visitors generated 999,000 overnight stays, i.e. a very slight increase of 0.1% (+1400). These are provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
The cumulative number of overnight stays from January to November 2016 was 33.0 million. This represents a decrease of 0.5% (-153,000 overnight stays) compared with the same period a year earlier. Foreign visitors registered 17.9 million overnight stays, i.e. a decline of 1.8% (-331,000). With a total of 15.1 million overnight stays, domestic demand posted a gain of 1.2% (+178,000).
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