Denmark Registers 8.3 Million Overnight Stays in July 2022

Denmark recorded around 8.3 million overnight stays in hotels, holiday centres, guesthouses, campsites, and marinas during July this year. Data also reveals that in July 2022, there were a total of 3.1 million foreign stays in the same sites.

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According to Denmark Statistics, throughout this month, there was marked an increase of 800,000 overnight stays compared to July 2021, reports.

In 2022, even though foreign overnight stays increased, Danish ones fell by 960,000 to 5.1 million night stay. However, Danish overnight stays for July are still higher than before COVID-19.

Statistics show that foreign guests mainly visited campsites and hotels in Denmark. As a result, they comprised about 2.5 million of the stays registered on these sites.

It was mainly campsites and hotels that had visits from foreign guests. In the hotels, there were a total of 2.5 million overnight stays in July, of which foreign overnight stays amounted to DKK 1.1 million. – which is the highest number of foreign hotel nights in July ever. At the campsites, there were a total of 4.1 million. July overnight stays, of which were 1.3 million foreign – an increase in foreign overnight stays of 70 per cent compared to July 2021,” the statistics explain.

Among the regions that have experienced the most increase in settlements are the Capital and the Zeeland Region, with about 33 per cent, compared to July last year.

In this regard, the hotels in the Capital Region, with 1.3 million beds, experienced an increase of 79 per cent, which is the reason for the great progress in the east of the Great Belt.

The three regions in the west, comprising the Great Belt, Southern Denmark Region, Central Jutland Region and North Jutland Region, also saw an increase of two per cent in the number of overnight stays compared to July 2021.

As for these three counties, the rest of the centres have had a 14 per cent increase in overnight stays compared to last year. At the same time, hotels had an increase of 12 per cent, and guesthouses also saw an increase of ten per cent.


Yet, compared to June, the total number of overnight stays in July in hotels, holiday centres, campsites and guesthouses decreased by 2.2 per cent. Meanwhile, overnight stays in the May-July 2022 period increased by 3.8 per cent compared to the previous three months.

Previously, Statistics Denmark revealed that the number of overnight stays in Denmark in the first six months of 2022 increased by almost 50 per cent compared to the same period in 2021.

According to the same source, Denmark registered a total of 15.5 million overnight stays in the first half of 2022 in hotels, hostels, and campsites, among others.