Estonia visited by 39% more Russian tourists this spring
At accommodation establishments in Estonia in March 2018, five percent more domestic and foreign travellers have stayed than in the first spring month of 2017, Estonian statisticians have estimated.
Statistics Estonia wrote on its website on Monday, May 7, that a total of 239,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed at accommodation establishments in March 2018, including 133,000 foreign tourists.
As to the nationality of foreign travellers, 69% of the foreign tourists arrived from Finland, Russia (39% more than in March 2017) and Latvia (10% more).
The vast majority of 72% of the foreign tourists preferred to stay in the accommodation establishments of Tallinn, followed by eight percent of foreign tourists staying in the accommodation establishments of Pärnu city and five percent in the city of Tartu.
As to domestic tourists, Statistics Estonia estimated that the number of nights spent by domestic tourists increased by 4%, which means that the duration of stay of domestic tourists in accommodation establishments decreased somewhat.