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Growth in hotel activity supported by the external market
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Growth in hotel activity supported by the external market - June 2017
14 August 2017


Hotel establishments recorded 2.1 million guests and 5.9 million overnight stays in June 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year change rates  of 8.5% and 8.0% (7.0% and 6.5% in May 2017, respectively). The internal market declined by 0.2%, interrupting the growth trend (+3.8% in May), while the external markets accelerated (+11.2% from +7.2% in May).
The average stay (2.89 nights) decreased by 0.5%. The net bed occupancy rate (61.3%) increased by 3.8 p.p.
Total revenue continued to increase (+18.3%), similarly to the outcome of the preceding month (+18.5%), having reached EUR 350.4 million. Revenue from accommodation amounted to EUR 258.3 million, corresponding to a 20.3% growth (+20.2% in May).
In the first semester of the year overnight stays of residents increased by 4.3% and those of non residents grew by 11.6%.

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