Statistics on tourist accommodation in September 2016 Increase in overnight stays in September
Overnight stays increased by 1.5% in the first half of 2019
Neuchâtel, 04.11.2016 (FSO) - The Swiss hotel industry registered 3.4 million overnight stays in September 2016, which corresponds to a growth of 0.7% (+23,000 overnight stays) compared with September 2015. Domestic visitors registered 1.6 million overnight stays, i.e. an increase of 1.0% (+16,000). Foreign visitors registered 1.8 million overnight stays, i.e. an increase of 0.4% (+7300). These are provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
The cumulative number of overnight stays from January to September 2016 was 28.4 million. This represents a decrease of 0.8% (-236,000) compared with the same period a year earlier. Foreign visitors registered 15.6 million overnight stays, i.e. a decline of 2.1% (-342,000). With a total of 12.8 million overnight stays, domestic demand posted a gain of 0.8% (+106,000).
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