Italy resident travel fell to all-time low in 2020-ISTAT

Holiday travel down 44.8% on 2019, business trips down 67.9%

(ANSA) - ROME, APR 8 - Travel by residents in Italy fell to an all-time low in 2020 because of the COVID emergency, ISTAT said Thursday.
    Travel for holidays fell by 44.8% last year, and travel for work fell by 67.9%, compared to 2019, the statistics agency said.
    The drop was lower in the summer, when lockdown ended, at -18.6%, ISTAT said.
    Almost seven out of 10 residents gave up on a summer holiday last year, the stats agency said.
    Foreign trips fell by 80.0% while domestic destinations were less hit, down 37.1%.
    Destinations in Italy accounted for 90.9% of all travel, ISTAT said. (ANSA).
   

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