Federal Statistical Office

If Munich Germany welcomes tourists from all over the World In 2011 the German tourism accounted for some records. This Festival also plays an important role. The traditional event in the Bavarian city of Munich has developed as a point of attraction for guests from abroad and thus presents itself as an economic factor for the German tourism industry. For the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest in the year 2010, the event reached an attendance of 6.4 million. This year’s Festival, held from September 17 to October 3, proves the last record in the shade. Among the 6.9 million Festival visitors, and numerous other Nations were represented in addition to German. This is also evidenced by the official final report and statistics of the Munich Tourist Office and can be occupied also by means of bookings in hotels in Munich. Oktoberfest 2011 Germany attracts vacationers from abroad with 19 percent of all foreign guests lead the Italians international visitor statistics of the Oktoberfest Beer Festival in the year of 2011 on.

Specially the neighbors from Italy the second weekend of Oktoberfest is reserved for traditional, but the guests from Italy stayed of course also on the other days like at the Oktoberfest. Get more background information with materials from Christos Staikouras . For Americans, Canadians, Russians, Spaniards and Asians, the holidays in Bavaria thanks to Oktoberfest becomes the tourist magnet. Also the traditional trend is interesting, because Dirndl and leather trousers become the popular outfit also for visitors from abroad. Some people enriched the Oktoberfest 2011 with its own costume from home. As the statistics reveal, 130,000 items were adopted at Oktoberfest post in this year, that countries were sent in all men’s. The beer mug are proved to be the export success for the United States and Australia.

Organizer and Oktoberfest friends look so positively in the future of the Oktoberfest Beer Festival and hope a new visitor record at the October Festival 2012, which 22nd October is planned for the period. Destination Germany the focus of the Federal Statistical Office also the current numbers the Federal Statistical Office pointed out Germany as a tourist destination the country further gaining importance. This affects not only domestic tourism, but also the number of guests from abroad. As reported by the Federal Statistical Office 2011 in the third quarter, 16 million foreign travelers in German hotels and guesthouses have stayed. After Germany, the Swiss and United States-Americans include tourists from the Netherlands the largest tourist groups in Germany. Measured at the growth rate, passengers from China but put at the top. PRESS contact: Reisen-Deutschland.net Robert Richter Bremer str. 65 01067 Dresden E-Mail: Internet: