Hungarian four-day weekend lifts guest night numbers in October
Guest nights at commercial accommodations in Hungary rose by 5.4 percent year-on-year to 2,385,000 in October as a four-day weekend boosted stays by domestic guests, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Thursday show.
Guest nights spent by domestic travellers jumped by 9.4 percent to 1,170,000 as Hungarians used a four-day weekend for the October 23 national holiday for recreation.
Guest nights spent by foreign visitors rose by 1.8 percent to 1,215,000 during the period.
Revenue of commercial accommodations increased by 12.3 percent to 43 billion forints (EUR 133.2m).
At hotels, the average occupancy rate stood at 63.2 percent, up 3.0 percentage points from the same month a year earlier.
Total revenue per available room (TREVPAR) at hotels climbed 11.7 percent to 23,920 forints (74 euros).