Visitor numbers down at Brussels Winter Wonders

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As was the case in 2016, the 2017 figures come from the telecoms operator Proximus that compiled them via its mobile phone network. The figures show that almost 1 million visitors were from the Brussels-Capital Region, 670,000 visitors came from the rest of Belgium and 800,000 visitors were foreign tourists.
The organisers of Winter Wonders note an increase in the number of visitors using public transport to get to Winter Wonders.
The Sint-Katelijne metro station saw a 3% increase in passenger numbers and the De Brouckère metro station 2% more passenger while Winter Wonders was open.
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