The number of foreign tourists who trekked to Europe's biggest economy last year rose by 5.0 percent to 75.5 million, the federal statistics office Destatis said in a statement. It was the fifth annual record in a row.
Overnight stays by German tourists in hotels, bed and breakfast and camp sites also increased by 3 percent to 348.5 million. That pushed the overall total including both German and foreign tourists to 424 million overnight stays, up three percent.
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