The number of overnight stays spent in tourism accommodation activity establishments reached 4.2 million in October 2014, corresponding to a year-on-year increase of 13.9% (+9.9% in September). Both residents (+12.5%) and non residents (+14.4%) contributed for this outcome with results above the ones attained in September (+10.5% and +9.7%).
The 10 main inbound markets recorded positive evolutions, with the emphasis on Italy (+31.6%), Belgium (+30.4%) and France (+23.0%).
The average stay was 2.85 (similar to October 2013) and the net bed occupancy rate stood at 45.0% (+3.4 p.p.).
Total revenue increased by 15.2% and revenue from accommodation grew by 16.3%, slightly more than in September (+13.3% and +14.1%). There was an 11.6% increase in RevPAR (+9.5% in September) corresponding to EUR 32.6.