2014-12-10 10:05Press release

10 % increase in Stockholm: 1 million overnight stays in October 2014

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In October more than 1 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm. It is a 10 % increase compared to the same month last year. The first ten months surpass last year's result. More than 10 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm County, which is a total increase of 8 % and All-time-high.

During the year as a whole, the growth rate has been higher foreign visitors (+11 %)  compared to domestic (+6%). The rise in October is mainly due to an increas for leisure visitors to the county's hotels and the average price of  a rented room was slightly lower than last year.


Stockholm is the engine in Sweden’s tourism and one of Europe's top destinations. In 2013, Stockholm had 11 million bed nights.


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Stockholm Business Region, with its subsidiaries Stockholm Business Region Development and Stockholm Visitors Board,  is the official investment and tourism promotion agency for the Stockholm region.  Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic sustainable regions. Stockholm Business Region is fully owned by the City of Stockholm. Our common brand is Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia.

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www.investstockholm.com
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About Visit Stockholm

Visit Stockholm is the official tourism promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the international marketing and development of Stockholm as a travel destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Visit Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm. www.visitstockholm.com www.investstockholm.com www.stockholmbusinessregion.com


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