In spite of economic crisis and thunder storms, the tourism in Styria is doing quite good this summer season. Steiermark Tourismus even announces a slight increase of arrivals between May and July this year.
Tourism experts feared a much worser situation for the Styrian holiday industry this summer. Also the numbers for August are very good. The statistics also show that Styria is very popular by domestic holiday makers. Most of the tourists are Styrians themselfes who prefer to spend the holiday in their own federal state. But also holiday makers from Lower Austria and Carinthia are overproportional existent in the statistics of Austrian tourists in Styria.
Number one of the foreign guests in Styria are the Netherlanders, followed by Italians. The tourists from the Netherlands even listed an increase of 11 percent this summer.