Swiss hotel sector: 14.3% rise in overnight stays in first six months of 2021

Neuchâtel, 04.08.2021 - The hotel sector registered 11.4 million overnight stays in Switzerland in the first half of 2021, representing an increase of 14.3% (+1.4 million) compared with the same period of 2020. With a total of 9.2 million units, domestic demand rose by 55.3% (+3.3 million). Foreign visitors registered a 45.4% decrease (–1.8 million) with 2.2 million overnight stays. These are the provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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