2014-08-11 12:04Press release

11 % increase in Stockholm: 1,2 million overnight stays in June

In June nearly 1.2 million overnight stays were made in Stockholm. It is an 11 % increase compared to the same month last year. The first six months surpass last year's result. Nearly 5.3 million overnight stays were made in the county, an increase of 8%. 

The increase in June came from both domestic and international guests. The number of overnight stays by visitors from Finland (+32%) grew most, but there were substantial increases from most major markets. This includes Germany with 12,000 more overnight stays, which represents an increase of 20%. 

Increase in tourism in Sweden as a whole was lower.+1% in June and +4% during the first six months.

Stockholm is the engine in Sweden’s tourism and one of Europe's top ten destinations. During the past ten years the number of bed nights has doubled. In 2013, Stockholm had nearly 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
www.stockholmbusinessregion.se 


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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