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Accommodation activity keeps positive results
Tourism activity
Accommodation activity keeps positive results - March 2015
15 May 2015

Hotel establishments recorded 3.1 million overnight stays in March 2015, resulting on a year-on-year increase of 11.5%, close to the outcome of February 2014 (+11.2%). The internal market increased by 17.9%, slightly less than in the previous month (+18.5%), while overnight stays from inbound markets had a 9.0% increase, above 8.1% in February. For this outcome, the contribution of the Spanish market stood out (+31.7%).
The average stay was 2.67 nights (+2.3%) and the occupancy rate stood at 35.1% (+3.7 p.p.).
Total revenue increased by 14.0% and revenue from accommodation grew by 15.6% (+12.5% and +15.4% in February). RevPAR was EUR 23.9, corresponding to an increase of 11.3%, slightly below the one of the previous month (+12.4%).

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