Tourism accommodation statistics during the summer season and October 2016 Slight decline in overnight stays during the tourist summer season
Record fall in overnight stays in first half of 2020
Neuchâtel, 05.12.2016 (FSO) - The hotel sector registered 20 million overnight stays in Switzerland during the summer season 2016 (May to October). This represents a slight decrease of 0.2% (-33,000 overnight stays) compared with the same period a year earlier. Foreign demand registered 11.2 million overnight stays, i.e. a decline of 1.3% (-144,000). Swiss visitors, for their part, posted 8.8 million overnight stays, which corresponds to a rise of 1.3% (+111,000). These are the provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
During the month of October 2016, 2.8 million overnight stays were generated, corresponding to an increase of 2.7% (+74,000) compared with October 2015.
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