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Hungarian Tourism Agency and Airbnb Partner to Aid Recovery of Tourism Sector in Budapest

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.09.07.

The Hungarian Tourism Agency and homestay platform Airbnb on Monday announced a cooperation to aid the recovery of the tourism sector in Budapest and environs.

The Hungarian Tourism Agency and Airbnb have drafted a tailor-made program to draw both domestic and foreign visitors to the capital by offering activities such as vegan restaurants, Street Art, and rooftop tours.

Homeowners in Hungary made more than 3 million dollars using the Airbnb platform in May-August of this year.

Hungarian Tourism Industry Loses HUF 1 Trillion in 2020
Hungarian Tourism Industry Loses HUF 1 Trillion in 2020

In 2020, the spending of foreigners in Hungary fell to just over half compared to the previous year, economic site G7 writes. This means that at least HUF 1 trillion (EUR 2.7 billion) less was left in the country. This deficit had serious ramifications on the economy, as the tourism sector is still struggling for […]Continue reading

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