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The international interest in Debrecen has increased of late. Not only has there been development of the airport there to include new international destinations but funding has also been allocated to the city
In the article, titled “The Best Places to Go This Winter”, the author says, “almost thirty years after the fall of communism, Hungary’s capital has reclaimed its title as Paris of the East” and calls Budapest the “crown jewel of the Austro-Hungarian Empire"
PM Orbán revealed that guest nights were up by 50 percent last year compared with 2010, and revenues increased by over 115 percent. He also noted that the sector employs more than 360,000 people and accounts for 10 percent of the country’s GDP
Hungary welcomes more than 35 million tourists annually – 21 million from abroad – and the number is growing rapidly. The year 2016 was another record breaker with foreign tourists adding an estimated eight percent of revenue to the federal budget. The summer’s international sporting events, FINA and Formula 1, 2017 are expected to boost the numbers even higher.
Despite the summer heat, tourists have flooded the streets of Budapest and the Hungarian countryside. Tourism remains one of the leading sectors of the Hungarian economy, and the numbers are growing exponentially.
Hungary did not only pass the test with flying colors as the organizer of the FINA event, but also as a host and tourist destination over the past couple of weeks. Billions will flow into tourism thanks to the tournament
Hungary has many internationally renowned sights that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to Budapest and the countryside, such as Parliament, Buda Castle, Heroes' Square, Lake Balaton, the many spas and much more
Tourism arrivals were up with regard to both foreign and domestic guests in November 2015. Accommodation establishment revenues generated by domestic guests rose by 17.3 percent year-on-year, as domestic tourism traffic saw further stable growth. Thus, in spite of the light drop in the number of tourism nights by foreigners, the total number of tourism nights grew by 2.4 percent.