Tourism in Germany breaks new overnight record

The tourism sector in Germany closed the year 2019 with a new record of overnight stays close to 500 million, according to data presented today by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).

The number of overnight stays last year reached a record 494.7 million, an increase of 3.5% over the same period last year. In 2018, according to the latest data, the number of overnight stays reached 478 million.

Between January and November 2019, the number of overnight stays of tourists in hotels and pensions in Germany rose by 3.7% to 464.7 million in relation to the same period of the previous year.

The number of overnight stays of national guests registered an increase of 3.9% to reach 381.1 million. While the number of overnight stays of foreign travelers increased by 2.6% to stand at 83.6 million.

According to the data, only in November there was a total increase of 5.2% to 32.5 million overnight stays.