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Guest nights rise 3.8 percent in May

Guest nights spent in commercial and private tourism accommodation in Hungary were 3.8 percent up in May year on year, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.

Whereas the number of guest nights spent by domestic travellers dropped by 4.1 percent to 1,580,000, nights spent by foreign visitors grew by 13.3 percent to 1,550.000.

Revenue of commercial accommodations rose by 31 percent to 49 billion forints.

In the January-May period, the number of guest nights increased by 2 percent year on year to 11,995,000. The number spent by domestic travellers fell by 7.3 percent to 5,903,000, while those spent by foreign visitors increased by 13.1 percent to 6,091,000.

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