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Swiss Parahotelry Slightly Increases in the Second Quarter

In the second quarter of 2021, Swiss parahotellerie saw a slight increase in guests, with two thirds of them coming from Switzerland. The number of overnight stays rose from April to June compared to 2022 by 0.4%, totalling 3.73 million. This was a 15% increase compared to the pre-corona year of 2019. Swiss guests made up 67.5% of the total demand. Camping sites had the highest number of overnight stays with 1.41 million, followed by collective accommodation with 1.23 million and holiday apartments with 1.09 million. Swiss guests made up 70% and 81% of the camping sites and collective accommodation respectively, while foreign guests had a slight majority of 51% in holiday apartments. The positive trend seen at the beginning of the year continued, with an overall increase of 3.4% in the first half of 2021 compared to the pre-corona year of 2019. Some industry representatives even predicted a record year, with Swiss Jugendherbergen expecting 800,000 overnight stays, which would be a new record.nnnnnnnnnn

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