Foreign-tourist numbers to rise 15.3% this summer

(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 15 – Foreign-tourist numbers will rise
15.3% in Italy this summer, the Demoskopika research company
said Tuesday.
More than 25 million overnight stays will be registered, it said
in a survey for Siena city council, of which ANSA has obtained
an advance copy.
Some 12.3 million tourists will arrive between June and
September from France, Germany, the UK, Spain and the US, the
survey said.
More than half the people in these countries has already decided
to go on holiday and 5% have opted for Italy.
The seaside, the mountains and art cities are again the
preferred destinations, in that order, said the survey. (ANSA).