Prague comes 9th in airbnb world top destinations for summer 2017
Prague remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for tourists.
Data compiled by Airbnb show bookings at the start of the summer 2017 make it the 9th most popular destination on its platform in the world (for obvious reasons).
The people coming to the Czech Republic to use private accommodation come most often from France, Italy and the UK, followed by the US. More than half of the people are visiting the Czech Republic for the first time.
Some 7.07 million people visited Prague in 2016, with 6.05 million of them being foreigners, based on statistics from the Czech Statistical Office.
The number of nights that visitors stayed also increased. Compared to the previous year, the number of tourists in Prague was up 7.0 percent, with foreigners rising 5.9 percent and residents up 14.3 percent. Tourists in Prague stayed for a collective 16.67 million nights, with 14.89 million overnight stays due to foreigners.
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