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Development of tourism in accommodation establishments in the SR in June 2021

Last update: 24.08.2021
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Tourism
Publish Date: 24.08.2021

The number of visitors to hotels and boarding houses increased in June, 288 thousand visitors visited the accommodation establishments

In June 2021, almost 288 thousand persons were accommodated in tourism establishments in Slovakia, which was nearly 50 % increase compared to June last year and almost two and a half times increase compared with May 2021. However, it was recorded only half number of visitors compared to the corresponding period before the pandemic (June 2019), as 610 thousand persons were accommodated in tourism establishments in June 2019. Guests spent 807 thousand nights in the accommodation establishments, whereas in 2019 it was almost 1,6 million nights.

In June, the number of visitors in hotels and boarding houses was mostly represented by domestic visitors, their number exceeded 240 thousand and represented 84 % of the total number of visitors. The highest number of domestic visitors was recorded in Žilinský kraj (56 thousand person), Prešovský kraj (51 thousand person) and Banskobystrický kraj (38 thousand person). In total, these three regions represented 60 % of the number of domestic visitors.

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In June, 47 thousand foreign visitors were accommodated with almost 113 thousand overnight stays. In June 2019, almost 242 thousand foreign visitors spent 584 thousand overnight stays in Slovakia. The highest number of foreign visitors was recorded in Bratislavský kraj (16,3 thousand people), followed by Žilinský kraj (7,2 thousand people), Prešovský kraj (6,3 thousand people) and Trnavský kraj (5,7 thousand people).

The number of visitors, both domestic and foreign, increased fivefold in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first quarter of 2021, and the number of overnight stays tripled.

In total, for the months of January to June 2021, 547 thousand visitors was accommodated in tourism accommodation establishments, which represents a year-on-year decrease of almost 59 %; the number of domestic visitors decreased by 49 % and the number of foreigners by 79 %. Compared to 2019, only 26 % of domestic and 8 % of foreign visitors used accommodation services.

At the end of the second quarter, 4 586 accommodation establishments in Slovakia provided accommodation services. There were 71 thousand rooms with 185,8 thousand available beds (of which 167,5 thousand permanent beds). The net occupancy rate of permanent beds was 15,1 % in the second quarter, and the occupancy rate of rooms was 19,4 %.

In the second quarter of 2021, the total turnover of accommodation establishments amounted to EUR 38,4 million, there was a two-fold increase compared to the correspondent period of the previous year and a four-fold increase compared to the first quarter of 2021. The turnover share of foreign visitors amounted to EUR 6,6 million and represented only 17,1 % of the total turnover of accommodation providers in the SR. The turnover share of domestic visitors amounted to EUR 31,8 million and represented 82,9 % of the total turnover of accommodation providers.

As for the regions of Slovakia, the highest turnover was recorded by accommodation establishments in Žilinský and Prešovský kraj (both, EUR 8 million). The lowest turnover was recorded in Nitriansky kraj (EUR 1,7 million) and in Košický kraj (EUR 2,2 million).

Note: Statistics of accommodation establishments contain data from all legal entities and natural persons with assigned registration number, which are kept in the Register of Accommodation Establishments of the SO SR and provide temporary accommodation to visitors of tourism.


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