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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 […]

More and More People Choose Summer Package Holidays

D&T
Jun 13, 2022

Safety is very important for travelers, which is why instead of organizing their own trips, they are turning to travel agencies, Judit Molnár, president of the Association of Hungarian Travel Agencies (MUISZ) said in response to an inquiry from MTI. She added that "it seems that we can breathe a sigh of relief this year, […]

Number of Tourism Nights Up on 2021, Still Down on 2019

D&T
Jun 11, 2022

The number of tourism nights in Hungary grew nearly seven-fold compared to April 2021 and decreased by 28% compared to the same month of 2019, the Central Statistical Office reports. The number of nights spent by domestic guests at commercial accommodation establishments1 (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) increased – mainly […]

Tourism Likely to Return to Growth in the CEE Region

D&T
Jun 2, 2022

Tourism in the Central and Eastern European region is back on the rise this summer, despite rising hotel prices, global inflation and a war in the neighborhood, with travel increasing in every country in the region, with nine out of ten people planning to travel in 2022, mostly within the region, according to the latest […]

Number of Tourism Nights up on 2021 but Down on 2019

D&T
May 5, 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 four-and-a-half-fold in March 2022 compared to the same month of 2021, the Central Statistical Office reports. However, […]

Almost 60% of Hungarians Plan a Domestic Holiday

D&T
May 3, 2022

Close to 60% of Hungarians are almost certain to spend a few days in a domestic holiday destination this year, while 47% will definitely not cross the border in the summer months, according to a representative survey by the insurance firm Generali that sent the results to the state news agency MTI on Tuesday. The […]

Tourism Grows but Still Down on Pre-pandemic Base

D&T
Mar 17, 2022

The number of tourism nights grew five-and-a-half-fold compared to January 2021 in Hungary but decreased by 38% compared to the same month of 2019, the Central Statistical Office reports. 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 […]

T-DAY Again!

Sándor Laczkó
Feb 26, 2022

On March 3 this year, on the evening of the opening day of the traditional annual travel exhibition in Budapest, the tourism industry will celebrate with an exclusive party. The founder and chief organizer of this T-DAY event, Károly Bosznai, the Head of Communications, Krisztina Henyecz and the Sales and Marketing Director of the Budapest […]

No. of Tourism Nights Still Down on Pre-Pandemic Basis

D&T
Jan 13, 2022

The number of nights spent by domestic guests at commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) in Hungary increased – mainly due to the low base caused by the introduction of pandemic restrictions – more than two-and-a-half-fold in November 2021 compared to the same month of 2020. However, it was 36% […]

Hungarian Tourism Said to Have Closed a Successful Year

D&T
Dec 27, 2021

Hungarian tourism closed the year with a much better result than last year. That is according to the CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ), Zoltán Guller who talked about the results in a podcast published this Monday. Zoltán Guller explained the upturn mainly by the increase in domestic turnover, as three quarters of the […]

Most Popular Holiday Season Destinations in Hungary

D&T
Dec 25, 2021

According to data from the accommodation site Szallas.hu, it is the cities Budapest, Eger, Pécs and the spa towns of Hajdúszoboszló and Hévíz that attract the most tourists during the holidays, the state news agency MTI reports. The virus situation has confirmed that families prefer to spend Christmas at home. A third of the almost […]

Together for Tourism

Sándor Laczkó
Nov 24, 2021

The tourism sector has been one of the hardest hit areas by pandemic restrictions all over the world – and Hungary is no exception. Therefore, the main aim this year of the organizers of the annual informal event of this profession, T-DAY (to be held at the Marriott Budapest Hotel early December), is striking an […]

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