Winter Season 2015-2016 To Set a New Record in Austria With 68.53 Million Overnights
68.53 million overnights were registered in the winter season 2015/16 (November 2015 to April 2016), according to Statistics Austria's latest preliminary data. This is the highest result achieved since the first statistical records in 1875. Compared to the winter season 2015/16, the increase amounted to 4.0%. This result is due to increases in overnights spent by non-resident tourists (52.85 million, +4.3%) as well as resident tourists (15.68 million, +3.1%). The number of guests rose by 4.9% to 18.36 million.