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Hotel activity continues to slow down
Tourism activity
Hotel activity continues to slow down - August 2017
13 October 2017


Hotel establishments recorded 2.4 million guests and 7.8 million overnight stays in August 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year change rates of 4.6% and 3.2% (6.0% and 4.7% in July, respectively). The internal market grew slightly in terms of overnight stays (0.5% vis-à-vis 3.7% in July), while the external markets grew by 4.6% (5.2% in the preceding month).
The average stay (3.2 nights) decreased by 1.3%. The net bed occupancy rate (74.8%) increased by 0.3 p.p.
Total revenue slowed down slightly to a 12.3% growth (13.1% in July), having reached EUR 502.8 million. Revenue from accommodation amounted to EUR 393.0 million, having also slowed down, growing by 13.2% (15.2% in July).

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