Over 7.7 million foreign citizens visited Romania in 2007, 27.9% more than in 2006. Out of them, only 20.1% (1.5 million tourists) have chosen to pay for accommodation services, the data at the Romanian Tourism Employers Federation (FPTR) reveal. Out of the 1.5 million who did choose a hotel other resorts, only 10% - 153,532 people - did it through a tour operator.