Accommodation nights in Iceland increased by 23 percent in November 2006 compared to 2005. There was an increase in most parts of the country, especially in east Iceland.
According to Statistics Iceland, accommodation nights in east Iceland increased by 45 percent from November 2006 to November 2005, but in south Iceland they decreased by 20 percent. Mbl.is reports.
In November 2005, there were 57,400 registered accommodation nights in hotels, but they increased to 70,900 in November 2006. Roughly 68 percents of all hotel bookings last November were made by foreign visitors.
Accommodation nights in the first eleven months of the year 2006 in the whole country increased by 12 percent compared to the same months the previous year.