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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Eurostat: Two out of ten tourists in Romania are foreigners

Most of the tourists who visited Romania in 2016, namely 81%, were Romanian residents, according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat.

This means that only two out of ten tourists in Romania were foreigners. Most of them were citizens of Asian countries – other than China, Japan and Republic of Korea (2.7%), Germany (2.2%) and Italy (1.8%). Of these, German tourists spent EUR 109 on average per night and the average duration of a stay was of 7.1 nights.

Overall, on average, a tourist spent EUR 32 per night in Romania and the duration of a stay was of 3.6 nights.

Meanwhile, the Romanian tourists who went abroad in 2016 preferred Italy (3.5%), Greece (1.8%) and Bulgaria (1.7%). In Italy, a Romanian tourist spent on average EUR 41 per night and stayed 8.6 nights, while in Greece he spent on average EUR 68 per night and stayed 6.5 nights in local accommodation units.

At EU level, most tourists (86%) were residents of the European Union. Most of the foreign tourists were from the United States (2.4%), Asian countries – other than China, Japan and Republic of Korea (2.3%) and Switzerland (1.4%).

Number of tourists in Romanian hotels, up by 5.4% in the first five months

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Eurostat: Two out of ten tourists in Romania are foreigners

Most of the tourists who visited Romania in 2016, namely 81%, were Romanian residents, according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat.

This means that only two out of ten tourists in Romania were foreigners. Most of them were citizens of Asian countries – other than China, Japan and Republic of Korea (2.7%), Germany (2.2%) and Italy (1.8%). Of these, German tourists spent EUR 109 on average per night and the average duration of a stay was of 7.1 nights.

Overall, on average, a tourist spent EUR 32 per night in Romania and the duration of a stay was of 3.6 nights.

Meanwhile, the Romanian tourists who went abroad in 2016 preferred Italy (3.5%), Greece (1.8%) and Bulgaria (1.7%). In Italy, a Romanian tourist spent on average EUR 41 per night and stayed 8.6 nights, while in Greece he spent on average EUR 68 per night and stayed 6.5 nights in local accommodation units.

At EU level, most tourists (86%) were residents of the European Union. Most of the foreign tourists were from the United States (2.4%), Asian countries – other than China, Japan and Republic of Korea (2.3%) and Switzerland (1.4%).

Number of tourists in Romanian hotels, up by 5.4% in the first five months

Irina Marica, [email protected]

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