Romania March Tourism: Statistical Summary

Following is a summary of March tourism statistics from the Romanian Statistical Office in Bucharest:

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                          March    March      YoY       YTD       YTD      YTD
                           2013     2012        %      2013      2012        %
                          Level    Level   Change     Level     Level   Change
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                       ---------------------- Arrivals -----------------------
Total                     480.2    479.8     0.1%   1,355.4   1,253.2     8.2%
 Romanian Tourists        372.4    370.6     0.5%   1,073.5     982.9     9.2%
 Foreign Tourists         107.8    109.2    -1.3%     281.9     270.3     4.3%
  Europe                   87.2     90.4    -3.5%     233.4     225.3     3.6%
   EU                      74.5     78.0    -4.5%     192.6     192.3     0.2%
  Asia                      9.3      7.9    17.7%      22.7      19.1    18.8%
  North America             6.9      7.2    -4.2%      15.0      16.6    -9.6%
  South America             0.7      0.7     0.0%       1.7       1.8    -5.6%
  Africa                    0.9      1.0   -10.0%       2.4       2.7   -11.1%

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                          March    March      YoY       YTD       YTD      YTD
                           2013     2012        %      2013      2012        %
                          Level    Level   Change     Level     Level   Change
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                       ------------------ Overnight Stays --------------------
Total                     882.1    931.8    -5.3%   2,591.9   2,439.4     6.3%
 Romanian Tourists        671.7    718.4    -6.5%   2,024.2   1,905.3     6.2%
 Foreign Tourists         210.4    213.4    -1.4%     567.7     534.1     6.3%
  Europe                  170.2    177.0    -3.8%     472.6     446.1     5.9%
   EU                     145.7    151.2    -3.6%     380.0     371.2     2.3%
  Asia                     19.3     15.8    22.2%      47.0      38.0    23.7%
  North America            12.5     12.9    -3.1%      27.5      30.0    -8.3%
  South America             1.7      1.8    -5.6%       4.1       4.9   -16.3%
  Africa                    2.4      3.0   -20.0%       5.7       7.5   -24.0%
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NOTE: Arrivals and overnight stays as registered in the establishments
      of tourists’ reception.
      Levels in thousands.

SOURCE: Institutul National de Statistica

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