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Gulf tourists to Switzerland increase by 26.3 per cent

Statistics reveal that all GCC member states saw increased numbers of citizen visit the European country this summer

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The number of Gulf tourists who visited Switzerland during the summer season reached 260,292 during the six months of summer 2015, which extends from May to October, compared with 206,159 tourists at the same period last year, up by 26.3 per cent, reveal statistics.

 

This summer, Gulf tourists spent 730,215 nights in the European country, compared with 599,146 nights in the summer of 2014 – an increase of 131,069 nights or 21.9 per cent – according to statistics published by Al Eqtisadiah.

 

According to statistics, the number of Emirati tourists reached 86,610, recording an increase of 15,885 tourists for 2014. These tourists spent 230,052 nights – an 18 per cent Y-o-Y growth from 2014, the equivalent of 35,782 extra travellers per night.

 

Bahraini tourists reached 8,090 in Switzerland during the six months of summer 2015, an increase of 2,219 tourists from 2014.

 

The number of Saudi tourists also increased to 104,869, that’s 23,781 more people (or 29.3 per cent) than the same period last year. They spent 304,680 nights in their destination, up by 27 per cent from last year (64,200 nights).

 

While the number of Kuwaiti tourists reached 28,154 (an increase of 3,634) and the number of Qatari tourists reached 23,869 (an increase of 4,620), the number of Omani tourists reached 8,700 tourists, up by 3,796 tourists from 2014.

who visited Switzerland during the summer season reached 260,292 during the six months of summer 2015, which extends from May to October, compared with 206,159 tourists at the same period last year, up by 26.3 per cent, reveal statistics.

 

This summer, Gulf tourists spent 730,215 nights in the European country, compared with 599,146 nights in the summer of 2014 – an increase of 131,069 nights or 21.9 per cent – according to statistics published by Al Eqtisadiah.

 

According to statistics, the number of Emirati tourists reached 86,610, recording an increase of 15,885 tourists for 2014. These tourists spent 230,052 nights – an 18 per cent Y-o-Y growth from 2014, the equivalent of 35,782 extra travellers per night.

 

Bahraini tourists reached 8,090 in Switzerland during the six months of summer 2015, an increase of 2,219 tourists from 2014.

 

The number of Saudi tourists also increased to 104,869, that’s 23,781 more people (or 29.3 per cent) than the same period last year. They spent 304,680 nights in their destination, up by 27 per cent from last year (64,200 nights).

 

While the number of Kuwaiti tourists reached 28,154 (an increase of 3,634) and the number of Qatari tourists reached 23,869 (an increase of 4,620), the number of Omani tourists reached 8,700 tourists, up by 3,796 tourists from 2014.