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27/03/2014 Statistics and MICE researches

Foreigners in Italy, Americans are the most “generous”

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American and Australian are the foreign tourists that invest the most in Italy for their hotel lodging. This has been revealed by the Hotel Price Index of Hotels.com, the international booking website, that has examined all the "movements", for leisure and business, carried out between January and December 2013. The study has revealed that, from the 37 Countries taken into consideration by the HPI Index, 17 havae spent more money with respect to 2012 to lodge in Italy, 6 have paid the same rate and 14 have spent less.

American visitors have spent the most whilst lodging in Italy, with an average expenditure of 147 Euros per night, the same rate as the year before. Not far behind are the Australians who, with an average rate of 141 Euros, have spent 2% less compared to the preceding year, and travellers from Singapore, have maintained their expenditure stable. The other positions in the Top 10 are taken, mainly, by visitors coming from distant areas, mainly Asia; the Norwegians rank in eighth place, occupying the best place among European Countries, with an average expenditure of 136 Euros and an increase of 1%.

Visitors from Taiwan are those who have marked the highest raise in prices, by 9%, which brought their average rates up to 125 Euros, achieving sixteenth place in the ranking. Following suite is India which, with an increase of 7% and an average rate of 138 Euros, comes in fifth place, together with Brasilian tourists who have paid 5% more than 2012. Polish travellers, on the other hand, have marked the greatest decrease, by 9%, that earned them last place with an average expenditure of 83 Euros.

Two of the fatest growing markets are Russia, with a +3% and 17th place in the ranking at 124 Euros, and China, which with an increase of 2% has conquered ninth position with 135 Euros.


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