According to the report of the KSH on the 30th April 2168 commercial accommodations, including 344 hotels, 965 pensions and 459 other accommodations (tourist hotels, youth hostels, holiday homes and camps) was working in the country. This is 30 hotels and 62 pensions more than in last year.
The commercial accommodations reached a 62-billion gross income in the first four months of the year, which is a 10-percent increase compared to last year’s same period. The income of the accommodation charge – which meant more than the half of all the incomes – showed a 12-percent increase. The accommodation and service charges in the period between January and April showed a 9-percent increase compared to last year, including the 7-percent increase of the accommodation service charges. The hotels worked with 42 percent of their rooms full on average, which is a 3-percent increase compared to last year’s same period.
In the first four months 753 overseas guests spent 2,1 million guest nights at the commercial accommodations. The number of the guests is similar to last year’s, but the number of the nights shows a 1-percent decrease. The guests from EU countries spent 2-percent less nights at the accommodations comparing to the same period of 2006. The decrease of the nights spent in Hungary was the biggest in the case of the guests coming from Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Austria. But the guests coming from the Netherlands, France and the United States, spent here 4-16 percent more nights.
During the examined period the commercial accommodations registered 960 thousand inland guests and 2,2 million guest nights. The number of the guests and the nights shows a remarkable increase, 8-percent more guests spent 12-percent more nights at the accommodations compared to the same period of 2006. Except for the tourist hotels the number of the inland guest nights increased in every kind of accommodations. The inland guest turnover of the hotels showed an 11-percent increase, but the increase only affected the five-, four- and three-star hotels. In the four-star hotels the number of the guest nights showed a 25-percent increase. Most of the inland guests chose a three- or a four-star hotel.