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Improving Hungarian Tourism Figures

D&T
Jan 30, 2023

The performance of Hungarian tourism in 2022 has exceeded all expectations; the sector is still on an upward trajectory, thus, the sector's performance this year may exceed the results achieved in the record year of 2019, Zoltán Guller, Chairman of the Board of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ), said at a press conference in Budapest […]

EU-Funded Tourism Development in Bács-Kiskun County

D&T
Jan 15, 2023

Three municipalities in Bács-Kiskun County have won almost HUF one billion forints for three tourism developments from the European Union's Operational Program for Regional and Local Development (TOP) Plus. HUF 659 millions will be used to renovate the section of the cycle path between Deák Ferenc Street and the local spa in Kiskunmajsa. On the […]

Number of Tourism Nights Up on Pandemic Base

D&T
Jan 12, 2023

In November 2022, 691,000 guests spent 1.7 million tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels). The number of guests rose by 17% and that of nights by 7.8% compared to the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office reports. Compared to November 2021, […]

Prospects for Tourism Firms Worsened in December

D&T
Jan 10, 2023

The Tourism Business Climate Index (TCI) stood at minus 22 points in December last year, indicating that the sector's operators in Hungary continue to perceive their situation as deteriorating. Compared to November, the index fell by seven points and has deteriorated by 15 points since September, the National Association of Tourism and Hospitality Employers (VIMOSZ) […]

Green Destinations: Cooperation with Innotime Hungary

D&T
Nov 8, 2022

The international certification body Green Destinations has signed a cooperation agreement with Innotime Hungary Ltd., making international sustainable tourism certification available in Hungary. A statement by Innotime Hungary points out that from this fall, they are the Hungarian representation of the Green Destinations international organization, which brings together hundreds of destinations in more than sixty […]

Number of Tourism Nights Up by 1.3% Year-on-Year

D&T
Nov 7, 2022

In September 2022, 917,000 guests spent 2.2 million tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) in Hungary. The number of guests rose by 3.8% and that of nights by 1.3% compared to the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reports. Compared […]

Cave Bath Reopens in Miskolctapolca This Friday

D&T
Oct 24, 2022

The Cave Bath in Miskolctapolca, NE Hungary, will reopen this Friday thanks to the cooperation of local businesses, Tamás Bihall, president of the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BOKIK), told the state news agency MTI on Monday. The chamber president recalled that two weeks earlier, it had been decided in Miskolc that all […]

More Passengers at Lake Balaton in 2022 Cruise Season

D&T
Oct 24, 2022

More than two million people travelled in the Balaton Shipping Company's (Bahart) 176th Balaton shipping season, which ended at the weekend, and the number of passengers on scheduled vessels and ferries has increased since last year, the state-owned company told the state news agency MTI on Monday. They noted that although this year's scheduled sailing […]

Number of Tourism Nights Up on Pandemic Year

D&T
Oct 7, 2022

In August 2022, 1.4 million guests spent 3.9 million tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) in Hungary, with the number of guests up by 7.9% and the number of nights by 3.1% compared to the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office […]

Hungarians Traveled Abroad More in the Second Quarter

D&T
Sep 11, 2022

Hungarians travelled abroad 4.7 million times between April and June this year, 53% more than in the same period a year earlier, but the number of trips abroad fell by 24% compared to the second quarter of 2019, according to the quarterly publication of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). The most popular destinations were […]

Number of Tourism Nights Up by 15% on Pandemic Base

D&T
Sep 6, 2022

In July 2022, 1.3 million guests spent 3.8 million tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) in Hungary, with the number of guests up by 17% and the number of nights by 15% compared to the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office […]

Two thirds of Hungarians Skip Holidaymaking This Year

D&T
Jul 17, 2022

The summer plans of Hungarians have been substantially revised by inflation and the weakening of the Hungarian currency, the forint. Two-thirds of Hungarians have not been and do not plan to go on holiday this summer, according to a Publicus Institute survey conducted by phone and online between June 30 and July 7, commissioned by […]

2.5-Fold Increase in the Number of Tourism Nights

D&T
Jul 7, 2022

The number of nights spent by domestic guests at commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) increased – mainly due to the low base caused by the pandemic restrictions – more than one-and-a-half-fold in May 2022 compared to the same month of 2021, however, it was 22% below the […]

Main Navigation Season Kicks Off on Lake Balaton

D&T
Jul 2, 2022

The 176th main shipping season of the Balaton Shipping Company (Bahart) has begun this Saturday. The company awaits in 17 ports those who wish to sail and take excursions with renovated ships, renewed and extended timetable. According to a company statement sent to the state news agency MTI, the 58-day peak passenger season will see […]

Further Tourism Development in Hajdúszoboszló

D&T
Jun 29, 2022

As a result of an investment of more than two billion forints, the Mátyás Király [‘King Matthias’] promenade in front of a line of hotels in Hajdúszoboszló, E Hungary, will be completely renewed, the town hall informed the state news agency MTI. According to the press release, the municipality, the Hajdúszoboszló Tourism Nonprofit Ltd., the […]

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