Overnight stays in Vienna fell by 97.5% in May to only 39.000 people

Overnight stays in Vienna fell by 97.5% to 39,000, while arrivals fell by 98.1% to 14,000 in May 2020.

From January to May, 2.603.000 overnight stays were counted, a decrease of 59.3%.

In Austria, the ban on tourist accommodation was in force until 28 May.

Vienna’s accommodation establishments had 39.000 overnight stays in May, 97.5% less than in the same month of the previous year, about half of which came from Austria.

The average occupancy of hotel beds fell to 4.5% (05/2019: 65.2%), those of the rooms to around 6% (05/2019: around 84%).

A total of around 25.000 hotel beds were available in Vienna in May 2020, around 62% less than in the same month of the previous year.

The net overnight turnover of Vienna’s accommodation establishments fell by 94.9% to EUR 4,869,000 in April – data for May are not yet available.

From January to April, the companies generated EUR 128,523,000, down 51.2% compared to the corresponding period in 2019.