In 2017, supplementary accommodation recorded growth in overnight stays of close to 7%

Neuchâtel, 18.06.2018 - (FSO) – In 2017, supplementary accommodation posted a total of 15.9 million overnight stays, i.e. an increase of 6.9% compared with 2016. With 10.8 million units, Swiss visitors represented more than two-thirds of demand (68.3%), i.e. a rise of 7.0%. Foreign visitors registered a 6.6% increase with 5.0 million units. Among this clientele, European visitors generated the most overnight stays with a total of 4.2 million (+8.4%). These are the findings of the supplementary accommodation statistics from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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