Tourist Activities, April 2017, INE

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Press Release:  14 June 2017 - 8 Page(s)
easter period  guests  occupany rate  Tourism

Easter boosts results in tourism accommodation

Hotel establishments recorded 1.9 million guests and 5.1 million overnight stays in April 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year change rates of 20.2% and 23.2% (0.2% and -1.0% in March 2017, respectively). Overnight stays of the internal market increased by 26.3% (-11.4% in March) while those from non residents went up by 22.1% (3.3% in March).
The average stay (2.70 nights) grew by 2.5% and the net bed occupancy rate (53.8%) increased by 8.9 p.p.
Revenue accelerated markedly and recorded steep increases. Total revenue increased by 29.1% (9.2% in the preceding month), having reached EUR 267.1 million. Revenue from accommodation accounted for EUR 192.6 million and increased by 32.3% (8.3% in March).
These results were influenced by the calendar effect associated to the Easter period celebrated in April 2017 while it occurred in March in 2016.

Original title:  Easter boosts results in tourism accommodation

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