Eurostat early estimates show that, among EU countries, Latvia recorded the greatest increase in nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in 2017, with 12% growth recorded on year.

Both local (+12.8%) and international (+11.7%) tourism grew rapidly throughout 2017, according to the estimates. 

Tourists spent a total 4.9 million nights in Latvia, of which 3.4 million were by foreigners and 1.5 million locals.

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