Prague hoteliers note jump in Asian, Spanish tourists

Prague has seen an increase in tourists from Asia and a marked revival of visitation by Spanish tourists, up nearly 40 per cent, according to a poll of hoteliers by state news agency ČTK, which noted some face a shortage of staff.

Some 1.5 million tourists booked accommodation in Prague hotels in the first quarter of this year, a nine per cent increase in annual terms. Of them, 83 per cent were from abroad, with most tourists coming from Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom.