There has been a substantial increase in European hotel rates according to the Hotel Price Index of Trivago in April that, with an average of 115 Euros per double room per night, indicates a 12% increase with respect to March to which can be added a 3% increase with respect to the same month last year. The Czech Republic was the country that registered the most evident price list increase this month with a general +43% in rates; Italy follows with an increase of 19% placing itself amongst the most expensive European destinations, surpassing England, France and Spain.  The most expensive city in Europe is Venice, which with 209 Euros per double room in April bypassed Geneva and registered an 18% increase with respect to the same period last year. It is followed by Rome, which had a 15% increase in its price list with respect to 2009, and Florence (+11%).