Overnight Stays in Hotels up by 18 Percent

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Overnight Stays in Hotels up by 18 Percent

By Páll Stefánsson
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Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Overnight stays in hotels in March totaled 190,117 compared to 167,544 in March last year.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 83 percent of the total number of overnight stays in March and increased by 18 percent compared with March 2013. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders decreased by 3 percent.

Mbl.is reports today that there are currently 437 hotels and guesthouses in Iceland up from 346 in 2008. 

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