Tourism in Germany marks a big recovery – Number of overnight stays will reach 2019 levels
The number of overnight stays by tourists in Germany rose to 48.9 million in June, which represents an increase of 60.5% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
According to a press release issued by the German statistics office, Destatis, the number of overnight stays approached pre-pandemic levels, being only 3.4% below these levels, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com.
Moreover, the number of overnight stays recorded in 2022 shows that these figures have increased from 29.1 million in 2020 to 48.9 million, indicating better tourism rates at the moment.
Moreover, the number of overnight stays by tourists in Germany in May and June 2022 is quite similar to that of 2019, implying a strong recovery from pre-pandemic levels when travel was restricted in order to protect public health.
In addition, 27 million overnight stays were spent in hotels, hostels and boarding houses, representing 57% of total overnight stays recorded in Germany, while holiday accommodation and other short-term accommodation accounted for 22% of the total. accommodation places for tourists in June of 2022.
Around 10.7 million nights were spent camping and 4 million in other tourism-related accommodation, representing 13% and 9% of total nights respectively for this period.
The COVID-19 pandemic has heavily affected tourism, with the number of arrivals in Germany falling from 39.5 million in 2019 to 12.4 million, which has more than halved.
The growing number of tourists can be linked to the fact that Germany is considered an attractive destination for visitors. As revealed in a new study by Mabrian, a data provider for travel intelligence, the German capital of Berlin has been ranked among the top ten cities with a higher degree of visitor statistician.
The key factors in determining this result were air capacity, number of flight seats, direct flight routes, overall satisfaction, safety, tourism product, climate and hotel satisfaction index, and prices. means of hotels.
The top ten cities for quality and price in June were:
- Zagreb (Croatia)
- Athens, Greece)
- Ljubljana (Slovenia)
- Rome, Italy)
- Vienna, Austria)
- Lisbon, Portugal)
- Madrid, Spain)
- Milano, Italy)
- Dubrovnik (Croatia)
- Berlin, Germany)