Czech Republic registers 22 mln overnight visitors in 2019

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-08 05:41:33|Editor: huaxia

PRAGUE, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 22 million guests stayed in collective accommodation establishments in the Czech Republic in 2019, up 3.5 percent or 737,000 more than the previous year, according to data released by the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) on Friday.

Domestic guests registered in such establishments increased by 4.4 percent while foreign visitors went up 2.6 percent, said the CSU, adding that it's the seventh consecutive year the country registered a rise in guest number.

Last year witnessed some 272,000 more foreign visitors to the country than the previous year. Germany remained the most important source country, with a total of 2 million visitors coming to the Czech Republic, followed by Slovakia and Poland. Travellers from China and South Korea decreased in 2019.

Almost all the Czech regions except for Vysocina saw guest accomodation increased, said the CSU. Enditem