Czech accommodation facilities report record tourist numbers in first quarter of 2024

Some 4.1 million tourists stayed in hotels, guesthouses and campsites in Czechia in the first quarter of 2024, representing a year-on-year rise of 9.9 percent, according to data released by the Czech Statistics Office on Friday.

Approximately 2.2 million of the overall number of tourists were domestic guests. Overall, tourists spent a total 10.6 million nights in accommodation establishments between January and March, 7.7 percent more than in the same period last year.

The largest group of foreign guests, nearly half a million, came from Germany, followed by Slovakia and Poland.

Tourism has been rising continuously since the second quarter of 2021 and tourist numbers have already surpassed the pre-Covid year of 2019.

Author: Ruth Fraňková