In 2018, Austria’s federal capital and provincial capitals as soon as once more proved to be the motive force at the back of Austria’s tourism trade. With 24.four million in a single day remains, an all-time file was once reached. The expansion (five.2%) considerably exceeds that of the entire selection of in a single day remains (three.7%) around the central Ecu nation.
“Those figures obviously display how undoubtedly Austrian towns can stimulate all of the enlargement of the tourism trade,” emphasised Norbert Kettneer, Managing Director of WienTourismus. Statistik Austria reported that Austria closed the entire 12 months 2018 with 149.eight million in a single day remains and three.7% enlargement. With out the above-average enlargement of towns, it could be three.four%.
The upward development in town tourism is undamaged. This could also be showed via the long-term comparability. Because the 12 months 2000, arrivals in Austrian towns have greater than doubled, whilst in a single day remains have risen via 96%. Right through the entire nation, the expansion in arrivals was once 70%, whilst that of in a single day remains 32%.
The proportion of 9 towns within the general selection of Austrian in a single day remains larger from 11% in 2000 to 16% in 2018, whilst in terms of arrivals the proportion of towns larger from 22% to 27% in the similar length. St. Polten completed the absolute best enlargement of all towns in 2018 – with an build up of 26.6% to 174,000 in a single day remains. In the meantime, Vienna registered 16.five million in a single day remains, thus producing round two-thirds of all Austrian town guests.
The expansion of town tourism in Austria continues even in the chillier months of the 12 months. In February, Vienna completed a brand new file with 945,000 guests. An build up of 10.6% in comparison to the 12 months ahead of. The turnover could also be creating undoubtedly, with lodging corporations producing internet revenues of round 51.five million euros in January.
Kettner sees specific enlargement doable for the incoming tourism trade within the coming years, above all from the Asian area, in North The us but in addition in Europe itself. Additionally, the director has top hopes for the whole technique this is to be introduced via the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism later this month.
In a single day remains in Austria’s Provincial Capitals in 2018 (Supply: Statistik Austria):
Vienna 16.483.000 (+ 6.three %)
Salzburg (Town) three.141.000 (+ three.2 %)
Innsbruck (Town) 1.743.000 (+ 6.zero %)
Graz 1.129.000 (- 2.7 %)
Linz 822.000 (+ four.eight %)
Klagenfurt 427.000 (- zero.7 %)
Bregenz 386,000 (+ 1.eight %)
St. Pölten 174,000 (+ 26.6 %)
Eisenstadt 56,000 (+ 2.four %)
General: 24,362,000 (+ five.2 %)