Tourism, accommodation and catering

Travelling is people’s need and way of communication. The reasons for which people travel have been the same for already thousands of years: religion and work, recreation and holiday. The elements of modern tourism could be observed already in the bathing areas in Old Egypt where the first hotels were established. Near trade roads accommodation and catering establishments were located; the vehicles of that time enabled only slow motion.

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In 2015, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 17

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2015, more than 3 million domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 1% more than in 2014. The number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased.

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In November, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments decreased

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2015, 207,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments which is 3% fewer than in November 2014. The number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased.

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In October the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 135

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2015, 251,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments which is 5% more than in October 2014. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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In September, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 119

According to Statistics Estonia, 235,300 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in September 2015, which was 1% more than in September 2014. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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In August, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 111

According to Statistics Estonia, 394,000 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in August 2015, which was 4% more than in August 2014. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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