Please note that this release was corrected 4. April 2013 at 9:35

In February 2013, overnight stays in hotels were 139,900 compared to 103,200 in February 2012.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 82% of the total number of overnight stays in February and increased by 42% compared with February 2012. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders increased by 11%.

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.