Revenue up 15% from '19, per capita, daily spend better too
The average length of stay (7.9 days) decreased compared to last year (8.7 days) and slightly compared to 2019 (8 days).
April tourism revenues are shown to have increased both compared to last year and to the corresponding period of 2019. Specifically, based on the results of the Travelers Survey, tourism revenues in April 2023 amounted to €217.6 million and are 15% more compared to the corresponding month of 2019 (€186.6 million), but also 17.6% higher compared to last year (€185.1 million).
For the period January – April 2023, tourism revenues are estimated at €417.6 million compared to €322.0 million in the corresponding period of 2022, marking an increase of 29.7%. Revenues are also up around +10% compared to the corresponding period in 2019 where revenue was €375.2 million.
Expenditure per head >
The average per capita expenditure has also increased, amounting to €634.89 and €80.37 per day. Correspondingly last year, the average expenditure per head was €639.65 and the average daily expenditure was €80.37 and in 2019, the average expenditure per head was €566.6 and the average daily expenditure was €70.83. The average length of stay (7.9 days) decreased compared to last year (8.7 days) and slightly compared to 2019 (8 days).
According to the statistical service, for this year's April , British tourists (the largest tourist market with 36.3% of all tourists in April 2023) spent an average of €79.51 per day, while Israeli tourists (the second largest tourist market during the given month with 9.9 % of the total) spent an average of €120.23. Tourists from Poland (third largest market with 6.7%), spent €77.67 per day.