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  • Hard April for tourism

    Statistics Norway recorded the lowest number of guest nights since records on accommodation statistics began in 1985. 8 out of 10 guest nights disappeared compared to April 2019.

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  • Covid outbreak hit the accommodation establishments hard

    The number of guest nights was more than halved in March this year compared to March 2019.

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  • The wealthiest bought 4 out of 10 EVs

    The 10 per cent of households with the highest income bought 37 per cent of new electric cars in 2019. In the same year, the half with lowest incomes purchased a total of 10 per cent of first-time registered electric cars.

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  • No corona effect on guest nights in February

    Guest nights increased in February this year compared to the same month the year before. The coronavirus outbreak had no noticeable effect on total guest nights. Chinese guest nights were however halved.

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  • More guest nights in January

    Guest nights increased by 9.3 per cent in January this year, compared to the same month the year before. All types of accommodation had more guest nights.

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  • Cabin rentals popular with foreigners

    Foreign nationals accounted for 83 per cent of all guest nights in Norwegian cabins arranged through intermediaries of cabins in 2019. In 7 out of 10 guest nights, the guests were from Denmark, Germany or Sweden.

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  • More Norwegian than foreign guest nights

    Guest nights in Norway increased by 4 per cent from 2018 to 2019, where seven out of ten guest nights in 2019 was spent by Norwegians. 2019 was the sixth consecutive year with a record in total guest nights.

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  • Norwegians stay more at hotels

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels in Norway in November last year compared to the year before. There was particularly an increase in Norwegian guest nights at hotels.

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  • Continued increase in hotel guest nights in Oslo

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings in October this year compared to last year. Increased guest nights at hotels in Oslo were the main contributor to this increase.

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  • More guest nights

    Compared to the same month last year, September 2019 saw an overall increase in overnight stays in hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings. Hotels contributed most to this growth.

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  • This is Norway 2019

    This is Norway presents statistics from a variety of areas and seeks to give an overview of Norwegian society and its developments in recent years.

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  • More Norwegians at Oslo hotels

    There was an increase in guest nights at hotels, camping sites and holiday dwellings in August this year compared to August 2018. The increases in Norwegian guest nights at hotels in Oslo were the main contributor to this increase.

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  • Record-high guest nights

    6.6 million guest nights were registered in July this year. This is the highest number registered in the course of a single month. Record high overnight stays in hotels and an increase in camping accommodation were contributors to this increase.

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  • West of Norway on a rise

    In June, there was a record at Norwegian accommodation establishments, compared to the year before. In a month with a lot of variance between regions, the west of Norway contributed most to the record.

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  • May record in guest nights

    In May this year, Norwegian hotels registered 2 million guest nights, a new record for the month of May. This equals a 9.5 per cent increase compared to May the previous year.

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