Norway registered 64% fewer hotel overnight stays in January

Radisson Blu Oslo Plaza HotelPhoto: Vidar Ruud / NTB

The number of overnight stays at Norwegian hotels fell by 64% in January of this year, measured against the same month of last year.

There were approximately 800,000 overnight stays at commercial accommodation establishments in January this year. 

That is a decrease of 1.1 million from the previous year, according to Statistics Norway (SSB).

Norwegians’ overnight stays fell by 52%, while foreign overnight stays fell by 75%.

Furthermore, 570,000 of the overnight stays were at hotels. Compared to the same month last year, more than 70% of hotel overnight stays disappeared from Oslo, Svalbard, and Troms and Finnmark. In Rogaland, the decline was only 40%.

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