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Record: 13 million guest nights in Stockholm in 2015

Press Release   •   Jan 19, 2016 11:14 GMT

Stockholm continues to be the engine behind the Swedish tourism industry. In 2015 Stockholm reached a new record with close to 13 million nights! This is an increase of 1.2 million guest nights, ie about 10 percent in comparison with the previous year. These are preliminary figures from Stockholm Visitors Board. The corresponding increase for Sweden in total is a 7 percent increase.

With 11.8 million guest nights last year, we are strengthening our position as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe

- With 13 million guest nights last year, we are strengthening our position as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. As for the international guest nights we see the largest increase from outside Europe, mainly from India and the United States. It is also positive with a steady growth from key volume markets such as Germany and the UK, says ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm

The final December report will be published in Mid-february

1 million guest nights in Stockholm in November

November show the same strong trend throughout the year. During the month there were over 1 million overnight stays, which is an increase of 7 percent compared with the same month last year. Foreign guest nights rose 22 percent where most nights came from Britain, followed by Norway, USA, Germany and Finland.

Read more in November's report.

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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