Tourist numbers rose tenfold in first quarter of 2022

Hotels, pensions and camps across the Czech Republic housed a total of 2.81 million tourists in the first quarter of 2022, according to data published by the Czech Statistics Agency. This is a tenfold increase when compared to the same period last year, which was marked by pandemic related lockdowns. Around 886,000 tourists visited from abroad, 16 times more than in the first quarter of 2021. Meanwhile, service revenues rose by 12.5 percent in the first three months of this year.

The most visited locations included Prague, as well as the Hradec Kralove and Liberec regions, which tourists traditionally visit for winter sports. The regions that registered the lowest numbers of tourists were Ústecko and Pardubicko.

Author: Tom McEnchroe