Between January and April 4.1 million tourists visited our region. They spend a total of 8.7 nights in hotels, guesthouses and other tourist accommodation.
Visitor numbers were particularly high during the Easter vacation. Tourists numbers this April were up by 10% compared with April last year. The number of people staying overnight was up by 7%.
Most foreign tourists visiting Flanders come from neighbouring countries such as Germany, The Netherlands and France. However, Russians, Brazilians, Chinese and American tourists are visiting our region in increasing numbers.