|Romanians’ departures to different countries grew over the first 11 months of 2006 by 24.2% compared to the same period of 2005, while foreigner arrivals grew by 2%. These results were published by the National Statistics Institute.
94% of the foreign tourists come from European countries, almost half (46%) coming from the EU. 83% of the Romanians going abroad used road transportation.
Arrivals in lodging units grew by 6.9% in the same period, amounting to 5.8 million persons, as compared to 2005. Significant increases have been reported by youth hotels and hostels, 52%, inns, 35% and camping units, 22%.
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