Record numbers for trips to and from the region and for overnight stays

For the fifth consecutive year, the travel and tourism industry in the Gothenburg region struck a record.

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport hit a new record in 2017 with approximately 6.8 million air passengers. Never before have so many air passengers traveled to and from the Gothenburg region's largest airport.

The region's hotels, cabin villages and hostels also had a strong 2017 reaching a new record with about 4.8 million overnight stays. The top five foreign visitors in 2017 were Norwegians, followed by Germans, British, Danes and Americans.

Source: Swedish Transport Agency and Statistics Sweden

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