Total number of tourist arrivals

Figure Created 22 May 2017 Last modified 28 May 2017
Total number of tourism arrivals (domestic and international) at tourist accommodation establishments by NUTS 2 level. An arrival is defined as a person (tourist) who arrives at a tourist accommodation establishment and checks in or arrives at non-rented accommodation. But in the scope of the Regulation concerning European statistics on tourism, this variable is not collected for the latter type of accommodation. No age limit is applied: children are counted as well as adults, even in the case when the overnight stays of children might be free of charge. Arrivals are registered by country of residence of the guest and by month. The arrivals of same-day visitors spending only a few hours during the day (no overnight stay, the date of arrival and departure are the same) at the establishment are excluded from accommodation statistics.

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Data from Albania (2015), Bosnia and Hercegovina (2014), Switzerland (2014), and Turkey (2014) has been provided by national tourism statistics.

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