In May 2021 the number of foreign and resident visitors in tourist accommodation establishments comprised 72.4 thousand, which is 2.4 times more than in May 2020 and by 38.9 % more than in April this year.
The number of nights spent by visitors comprised 140.6 thousand, which is by 81.4 % more than in May last year and by 35.9 % more than in April this year.
During the month, 58.7 thousand residents of Latvia were hosted at tourist accommodations, which is 2.5 times more than in May 2020 and by 34.7 % more than in April this year. The number of nights spent by them at tourist accommodations was 103.5 thousand, which is 2.1 times more than in May last year.
The most popular accommodation places for residents of Latvia were in Riga, where 23 % of guests stayed, in Jūrmala - 9.4 %, in Liepāja - 8.6 %, in Kuldīga municipality - 4.8%, in Daugavpils - 3.4 %, in Sigulda municipality - 2.9 % , in Ventspils - 2.7 % and in Roja municipality - 2.6 %.
In May 2021 the number of foreign visitors hosted at tourist accommodation establishments comprised 13.7 thousand, which is 2.2 times more than in May 2020 and by 60.5 % more that in April.
The number of nights spent by them at tourist accommodations was 37.1 thousand, which is by 29.8 % more than a year before. Most foreign guests hosted were from Lithuania (1.4 thousand), Germany (1.3 thousand), Russia (1.2 thousand), Estonia and Sweden (1 thousand), the United Kingdom (0.7 thousand), Poland and France (0.6 thousand).
Most foreign guests were hosted in Riga - 83 %, Liepāja - 3.8 % and Jūrmala - 3 %.