In April this year, 86.4 thousand tourists were accommodated in tourist accommodation establishments and 326.2 thousand overnight stays were provided for them, Statistics Poland show.
This was lower by 96.5% and 94.5%, respectively, as compared to April 2019. A decrease in the number of tourists was also recorded in May.
Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the number of persons accommodated was lower by about 88.1%, according to estimates.
In the total number of tourists accommodated, domestic tourists (74.6 thousand) accounted for 86.3%, which was lower by 96.1% than in the same month last year. The number of foreign tourists (11.8 thousand) in accommodation establishments in April this year decreased by 97.9%.
The largest decrease was observed in establishments of Małopolskie Voivodship (by 99.1%), wheres the smallest one in establishments located in Podlaskie Voivodship (93.5%) and Opolskie Voivodship (93.6%).
Most persons were accommodated in Dolnośląskie Voivodship (13.7 thousand) and Mazowieckie Voivodship (12.1 thousand). In comparison with April 2019, there were significantly fewer of them – by 95.2% and 97.1% respectively.
The lowest number of tourists were accommodated in establishments located in Świętokrzyskie Voivodship (1.7 thousand) and Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship (1.9 thousand), and the decrease in their number compared to the same month last year was 96.2% and 97.6% respectively.