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Sweden to enjoy tourism boom this summer

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Sweden to enjoy tourism boom this summer
Photo: Måns Fornander/imagebank.sweden.se
16:38 CEST+02:00
Tourism in Sweden is increasing rapidly with foreign tourists expected to spend a total of 115 billion kronor ($13.3 billion) this year, according to an industry forecast.
The forecast comes from tourism industry trade association Visita which hosted a conference on Sunday.
 
The Visita figures indicated that the number of overnight stays at Swedish hotels during the summer will increase by half a million.
 
A forecast predicts the organization that the number of overnight stays at Swedish hotels during the summer will increase by half a million, of which 175,000 will be foreign guests.
 
During the three summer months hotels are expected to turnover some 6.3 billion kronor - an increase of 300 million kronor on the corresponding period of 2013.
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