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Non residents boost hotel activity
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Non residents boost hotel activity - September 2017
14 November 2017


Hotel establishments recorded 2.2 million guests and 6.3 million overnight stays in September 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year change rates of 7.9% and 5.1% (5.0% and 3.7% in August, respectively). Overnight stays of the internal market increased by 1.4% (1.7% in August), while those of the external markets grew by 6.5% (4.8% in the previous month).
The average stay (2.82 nights) decreased by 2.6%. The net bed occupancy rate (63.5%) increased by 0.9 p.p.
Total revenue accelerated and increased by 16.0% (12.4% in August) amounting to EUR 406.7 million. Revenue from accommodation amounted to EUR 303.1 million having also accelerated, growing by 18.6% in September (13.1% in the previous month).

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