2015-05-11 11:03Press release

​Guestnights Stockholm: 8 % increase in March 2015

Stockholm continues to show a steady increase in the number of overnight stays. In March 870 000 overnight stays were made at commercial accommodations in Stockholm County, which is an increase of 8% according to a report from SCB/Tillväxtverket.

Stockholm show a strong performance in March, in particular with regards to the number of international guest nights. It is particularly gratifying that our two most important international markets account for the largest increase during the month. Germany increased by 27 percent and the UK with 19 per cent, says Thomas Andersson, CEO, Stockholm Visitors Board,.

The year, so far, January-March, shows an increase of the number of bednights by 10 percent compared to the same period last year.

Read the entire report from Stockholm Visitors Board

Ann-Charlotte Jönsson, PR Manager, Stockholm Business Region, tel: 08-508 28 507, ann-charlotte.jonsson@stockholm.se

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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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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