Romania attracts 77 more tourists in February

first_imgThe number of tourists in Romania both native and foreign had increased by 7.7% in the month of February as compared to the same month in 2016, reaching up to 679,100.In comparison, the tourism sector witnessed a huge growth in January that is about 13.4%, as per the data released recently by the National Statistics Institute (INS). As many as 543,500 Romanian tourists had checked into local accommodation units in February that is 8.5% over the same month in the year 2016.The number of foreign tourists had reached 135,600 that marks an increase of about 4.5% year-on-year.The number of overnight stays in local hotels and guesthouses had risen by 6.4% year-on-year in the initial two months of the year to 2.54 million.A majority of the foreign tourists had come from Europe in February, namely about 104,700. In total, Romania recorded about 271,089 foreign tourists in January and February that is a 6.9% rise year-on-year. Most of the tourists came from Germany (29,983) followed by Italy (29,661), Israel (27,423) and the United Kingdom (18,144).last_img


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