In April 2014, overnight stays in hotels were 155,930 compared to 132,297 in April 2013.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 79% of the total number of overnight stays in April and increased by 19% compared with April 2013. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders increased by 15%.

Overnight stays in hotels
  April   May - April  
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total 132,297 155,930 18 1,889,880 2,144,079 13
Capital region 100,570 116,227 16 1,311,638 1,467,975 12
Southwest 5,374 6,480 21 76,913 94,214 22
West and Westfjords 3,685 4,178 13 71,052 88,660 25
Northwest and Northeast 6,725 10,832 61 143,771 163,104 13
East  4,169 2,513 -40 76,955 85,416 11
South 11,774 15,700 33 209,551 244,710 17
Icelanders 28,545 32,876 15 317,464 348,075 10
Foreign visitors 103,752 123,054 19 1,572,416 1,796,004 14

 

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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