Efforts will continue this year to help tourism regain its key industry status in Hungary, the deputy managing director of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said on Friday.
Guest nights at commercial accommodations in Hungary rose by an annual 292.1 % to 1,266,000 in November from a low base impacted by travel restrictions during the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.
Hungary’s tourism sector performed a lot better this year than in 2020 on the back of increasing domestic traffic, the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said on Monday.
According to szallas.hu, Budapest, Hajdúszoboszló, Eger, Pécs and Hévíz attract the most tourists during the holidays.
Hungary’s tourism industry has recovered, with the domestic sector seeing its strongest ever summer season this year, according to an official of the Prime Minister’s Office.
Hungary is hosting a forum for central European tourism professionals, a gastro festival in cooperation with Michelin, and the European finals of the Bocuse d’Or competition early next year, the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said on Friday.
Gergely Karácsony, the mayor of Budapest, on Wednesday handing awards to public figures on the Day of the Capital, said the future of the nation’s capital could not be bound up with any one political party or power interest.
The number of guest nights spent in Hungarian commercial accommodations in September increased by an annual 65% to 3 million and was up 4% compared with 2019, the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said over the weekend.
The number of guest nights at commercial accommodations in Hungary rose by an annual 11.3% to 3,555,000 in August, albeit from a low base during the pandemic, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday.
The number of guest nights in the capital came close to 600,000 in September, quadruple the number in the same month a year earlier, business daily Világgazdaság said on Monday, citing the Hungarian Tourism Agency.