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Tourism income up, tourists down

In the first 11 months of 2002, 24.8 million tourists crossed Slovak borders, a decline of 4.5 per cent from the year before, while foreign currency income from tourism jumped 23.2 per cent to Sk29.1 billion ($750 million).

Fewer tourists crossed the Polish, Czech and Hungarian borders into Slovakia, but traffic was up over the Austrian and Ukraine borders and at Bratislava airport.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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