In January 2014, overnight stays in hotels were 123,800 compared to 91,000 in January 2013.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 84% of the total number of overnight stays in January and increased by 39% compared with January 2013. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders increased by 22%.

Overnight stays in hotels
  January   February- January  
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total 91,017 123,778 36 1,813,062 2,079,804 15
Capital region 73,929 100,940 37 1,268,397 1,412,985 11
Southwest 4,358 5,700 31 73,517 91,887 25
West and Westfjords 1,962 2,935 50 64,215 88,443 38
Northwest and Northeast 4,479 4,262 -5 136,794 160,736 18
East  1,275 1,906 49 69,321 90,213 30
South 5,014 8,035 60 200,818 235,540 17
Icelanders 16,034 19,592 22 312,449 344,055 10
Foreign visitors 74,983 104,186 39 1,500,613 1,735,749 16

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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