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 the 1st quarter, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 49

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 627,000, which was 9% more than in the same period of the previous year.

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In February, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 39

According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 207,000, which was 13% more than in February 2016.

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In January, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 27

According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2017, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 192,000, which was 8% more than in January 2016.

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In 2016, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 16

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, more than 3 million domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 7% more than in 2015. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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In November, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than a year ago

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2016, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 216,000, which was 4% more than in November 2015.

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