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Overnight stays of non residents resumed growth
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Overnight stays of non residents resumed growth - November 2018
15 January 2019


Hotels and similar establishments registered 1.3 million guests and 3.3 million overnight stays in November 2018, corresponding to year-on-year change rates  of +6.3% and +4.6%, respectively (+0.7% and 0.0% in October, in the same order). Overnight stays of residents kept accelerating and grew by 10.9% (+9.6% in October). Overnight stays of non residents grew once again in November (+2.2%, -2.7% in October), after declining for seven months.
In November, the average stay (2.48 nights) declined by 1.6% (+2.0% as regards residents and -2.2% in the case of non residents).
The net bed occupancy rate (37.6%) increased by 0.5 p.p. in November (-0.5 p.p. in the preceding month).
Total revenue accelerated and grew by 6.3% (+2.8% in October) and stood at EUR 189.3 million. Revenue from accommodation grew by 6.1% (+2.1% in October) and ascended to EUR 134.3 million.

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