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duminică, 1 august 2021 - 14:56

Tourists in Romania spent over 2,600 lei per person in Q1, 2021

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The National Institute of Statistics (INS) announced that non-resident tourists in Romania spent on average 2,675 lei (€543,26) per person in the first quarter of 2021.

The total number of non-resident tourists in tourist accommodation establishments was 64,100 and their expenses amounting to 171,5 million lei in the first quarter of the year, according to a press release. 

Business trips (including participation in congresses, conferences, courses, fairs and exhibitions) were the main reason for the stay spent by 68.5% of non-resident tourists arriving in Romania in the first quarter of 2021 and their expenses representing 66.2% of the total expenses.

INS stated that 31.5% of non-resident tourists arriving in Romania travelled for private purposes, mainly for holidays (66.7%), for cultural and sports events (10.7%) and for visiting friends and relatives (8.4%).