Tourist accommodation

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Tourist accommodation statistics

The tourist accommodation statistics (HESTA) is conducted at national level covering 6000 hotels, health establishments and campsites.  

Supplementary accommodation statistics

The supplementary accommodation statistics (PASTA) measures supply and demand in commercially-run holiday homes and collective accommodation.   

At a glance

Hotel and supplementary accommodation sector: main annual data (final results)
2018 Hotel sector Supplementary accommodation Total
Arrivals 19 353 083 4 591 246 23 944 329
Overnight stays 38 806 777 16 550 402 55 357 179
% overnight stays from swiss visitors 44,9% 67,4% 51,6%
Source: Tourist accommodation statistics (HESTA) & supplementary accomodation statistics (PASTA)

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Hotel accommodation

Data on establishments, rooms, beds, arrivals and overnight stays by country of residence in hotels and health establishments

Supplementary accommodation

Data on holiday homes, collective accommodation and campsites in Switzerland


Federal Statistical Office Section Tourism
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