Budapest and Hungary are becoming more popular destinations, and now they are taking their place in the international tourism market, where they have to go, “said Vice President of Hungarian Association of Hotels and Restaurants on Saturday on the current channel M1.
Tamás Flesch emphasized that in Central and Eastern Europe, Budapest should play an important role in reaching out to Prague and Vienna.
According to the report, last year’s record was in Hungarian tourism, largely due to the highlights of the sporting events, and according to data so far, this year’s year may be even better than last year, although it will not be a sporting event like 2017.
He emphasized: this year is special because there will be nine long weekends, which is a record.
According to the data of the first two months, guests are spending more nights at the hotels – he explained, adding that among the regions Heviz, Hajduszoboszlo, Eger and its surroundings are still the most popular, but more and more new regions are joining.
The gross average of the rooms did not change significantly over a year, there is no need to pay much more this year, but price developments depend on time, “he explained.
Tamás Flesch said that the utilization of hotels has risen strongly in Budapest and in the country, and called the increase in the number of domestic guests in the capital in January-February very positive.
It was suggested that the 20,000 existing hotel rooms could increase by 15 percent in Budapest in two years as a result of ongoing hotel investments. This expansion was also considered to be important because of the quality of accommodation that is being demanded.
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