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Hotel activity slowed down
Tourism activity
Hotel activity slowed down - July 2017
14 September 2017


Hotel establishments recorded 2.2 million guests and 6.9 million overnight stays in July 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year change rates of 6.1% and 4.7% (9.1% and 7.2% in June, respectively). The overnight stays from internal market resumed the growth trend (3.0% vis-à-vis -0.4% in the preceding month), while the external markets slowed down (5.4% from 10.2% in June).
The average stay (3.11 nights) decreased by 1.4%. The net bed occupancy rate (67.3%) increased by 1.3 p.p.
Total revenue slowed down to a 13.1% growth (17.2% in June), having reached EUR 428.7 million. Revenue from accommodation amounted to EUR 327.3 million having also decelerated, growing by 15.2% (19.2% in June).

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