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Tourism activity kept growing
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Tourism activity kept growing - August 2019
14 October 2019

Summary

The tourism accommodation sector registered 3.3 million guests and 9.5 million overnight stays in August 2019, corresponding to year-on-year rates of change of +6.6% and +2.6% respectively (+5.6% and +2.6% in July 2019, in the same order). Overnight stays of residents grew by 3.2% (+3.1% in July) and those of non-residents increased by 2.3% (+2.4% in the previous month).
In August 2019, the average stay (2.88 nights) decreased by 3.7% (-4.4% as regards residents and -3.2% for non residents).
The net bed occupancy rate (68.3%) declined by 1.9 p.p. (-1.4 p.p. in July).
Revenue increased by 6.4% (+5.6% in July) to a total of EUR 630.1 million. Revenue from accommodation (EUR 502.0 million) grew by 6.5% (+5.0% in the preceding month).
The average revenue per available room (RevPAR) was EUR 84.4 (+1.5% from +0.2% in the previous month) and the average daily rate (ADR) also accelerated to stand at EUR 115.9 (+2.5% from +0.4% in the preceding month).


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