Poland's Institute of Tourism says that foreigners spent over zł.1 billion in Poland during the Euro 2012 soccer championships that took place in Poland and Ukraine this past summer.
The institute's deputy chairman, Krzysztof Łopaciński, said that in June, some 650,000 foreigners visited Poland to watch the games.
Those who stayed for just one day spent on average zł.354, while those who stayed overnight spent zł.1,541, on average.
In June, the institute had forecast that foreigners would spend zł.980 million in Poland during the tournament.
From Warsaw Business Journal by Izabela Depczyk
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