In February 2014, overnight stays in hotels were 160,400 compared to 141,800 in February 2013.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 84% of the total number of overnight stays in February and increased by 25% compared with February 2013. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders decreased by 1%.

Overnight stays in hotels
  February   March - February  
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total 141,767 160,370 13 1,698,592 2,097,609 23
Capital region 105,974 123,036 16 1,192,721 1,428,133 20
Southwest 5,313 7,392 39 67,861 93,165 37
West and Westfjords 5,347 4,866 -9 63,382 87,962 39
Northwest and Northeast 6,631 7,435 12 123,785 161,565 31
East  3,748 2,863 -24 63,268 89,319 41
South 14,754 14,778 0 187,575 237,465 27
Icelanders 25,121 24,902 -1 311,087 326,483 5
Foreign visitors 108,070 135,468 25 1,387,505 1,677,961 21

 

The data above only show overnight stays in hotels that are operating for the whole year. Guesthouses and summer hotels are not included in this category.

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