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 data 2021 (provisional results)
January to September Hotel sector Supplementary accommodation Total
Arrivals 10 282 670 5 204 614 15 487 284
Overnight stays 22 466 947 14 300 241 36 767 188
% overnight stays from Swiss visitors 73,1% 82,1% 76.6%
Source: Tourist accommodation statistics (HESTA) & supplementary accommodation statistics (PASTA)
Hotel and supplementary accommodation sector: main annual data (final results)
2020 Hotel sector Supplementary accommodation Total
Arrivals 10 703 428 3 795 831 14 499 259
Overnight stays 23 730 738 14 783 616 38 514 354
% overnight stays from Swiss visitors 69.1% 80.3% 73.4%
Source: Tourist accommodation statistics (HESTA) & supplementary accommodation 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

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