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Growth of overnight stays in hotels reported in Dobrich region in January

In January 2020 43 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places - according to territorial statistics. The total number of the rooms in them was 2.2 thousand and the bed-places were 4.6 thousand. In comparison with January 2019, both the total number of accommodation establishments - by 4.9%, and the number of rooms and beds in them by 18.8 and 13.1% respectively.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in January 2020 was 18.3 thousand, or by more than double in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

The overnight persons in accommodation establishments in January 2020 increased twice in comparison with the same month of 2019 and reached 9.9 thousand. Of all persons who stayed overnight, 64.7% were Bulgarians, with 71.0% staying in 4 or 5 stars accommodation. Overnight foreigners are 3.5 thousand. Foreign tourists visited Dobrich region are mainly from Romania -71.1%) Poland -18.9% and Germany -2.0%.

Total bed occupancy in accommodation establishments in January 2020 increased by 5.7 percentage points compared to the same period of 2019, reaching 12.8%.

Revenues from nights spent in January 2020 reached BGN 1 189.2 thousand, with revenues from Bulgarian citizens being 61.9% of all revenues and from foreign nationals - 38.1%.

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