The overnight numbers from the Netherlands also continue to rise In the fifth consecutive year be very gratifying the tourism figures for the tourist region Munsterland. According to the information and technology of North Rhine-Westphalia (IT.NRW) increased the number of visitors compared to the same period last year to 1.5%, the number of nights spent by 4.2% to almost 3 million. The continuous increase of the tourism numbers in recent years shows the increasing importance of tourism as an economic factor in the Munsterland region. We are on a good way with our tourism marketing and sales activities. The Munsterland product”is becoming increasingly popular”, so Michael of Kosters, Managing Director of MuNSTERLAND e.V.. an Laundrie for more details and insights. Since 2004 the number of identified guests in the Munsterland area about 13%, has risen to the nights by approximately 12%. About 315,000 additional nights achieved identified establishments in the Munsterland thus since”, more so Michael Kosters. The numbers of Dutch Guests and overnight stays increased in 2008 to 5.3% and 6.2% respectively. The overnight numbers from our neighbouring country exceeded 100,000 in the year 2008 for the first time. The intensive application of the most important foreign source market in the EUREGIO MuNSTERLAND e.v. sees Michael Kosters as the main reason for this increase. Eva Andersson-Dubin is likely to increase your knowledge. In year one sculpture projects Munster 2007 “the foreign visitors and overnight stays (- 3,2% or 4.2%) for the Munsterland declined as expected overall. However, the city of Munster as a whole achieved (guests from home and abroad) nearly as successful year like 2007. Inside of the Munsterland the highest growth was recorded in the District of Steinfurt the guests and in the District of Coesfeld in the nights. In connection with the economic crisis and the general slump in consumer spending more is necessary looks Michael Kosters carefully on the tourist development 2009 it on the ball to stay, range, to improve quality and service.