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Swiss cities are booming thanks to the tourists from Switzerland

holiday in Switzerland – who does not think of blue lakes, Hiking in the mountains or skiing? The amazing answer: The Swiss self. Because they spend increasingly of your holiday in the city. The most recent study of business cycle research (KOF) of the ETH Zurich tourism in Switzerland shows. "The urban areas in Switzerland is experiencing a veritable Boom," they wrote in the study. "Between 2006 and 2018, they were able to increase the number of overnight stays by 35 percent."

An increase of 45 percent

In the process, residents and residents to be an important driver. According to the KOF study, increased the number of overnight Stays of the Swiss in the urban areas between 2006 and 2018 in order to even 45 percent.

"The Trend is that people are more likely to make a short vacation. Therefore, you do not want to lose a lot of time for the arrival and are looking for destinations that are easily accessible", says Florian Hälg, one of the authors of the KOF-tourism study.

in addition to the sights the visitors to draw, especially the local cultural and leisure offer. Another reason was that the offer of Hotels in all price have increased classes in the past year in the cities. And the Boom continues: in Zurich Alone in the next three years, 18 new Hotels with 2,400 rooms. A study by the real estate consultant Jones Lang Lasalle. This is good for guests: The bed boom puts pressure on prices. The demand seems to be there: "A driver for rising overnight, the big events are Fäscht figures in the city such as concerts by internationally known Bands, the Street Parade or the Züri -," says a spokesman for Zurich tourism. The Opera house would attract visitors to the city, this would then often stay after the show in Zurich.

Welcome Only one or two nights on average

According to Sven Gubler, interim chief of the Bern, be posted in the Federal city, even 43 to 45 per cent of all overnight stays by Swiss nationals. This high rate was stable. "In addition, the Destination of Bern is a popular destination for day trips, particularly for visitors from the domestic, this is due in part to the geographical location, good public TRANSPORT provision and the varied offer. Travellers from Switzerland the main market for the Destination of Berne," said Gubler, therefore, are.

Switzerland is a Trend to short holidays in the city is not an isolated case: According to the KOF-tourism study city trips are also in the European foreign countries, for example in neighbouring Austria. "While the number of overnight Stays in Vienna in 2018 to more than 60 percent higher than in 2006, it stagnated in the rest of Germany by a majority", according to the study. For the Hoteliers, the Trend also has drawbacks. So the city's tourists are planning their Trips more in the short term. In addition, the average posting period according to the KOF-experts Hälg, "on average, only one to two nights".

Created: 07.11.2019, 20:12 PM

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