Spaniards with a room break in the July hotel occupancy

The Spanish market suffered a drop of almost a quarter (-24,5%) in hotel occupancy last July, compared to […]

The Spanish market suffered a drop of almost a quarter (-24,5%) in hotel occupancy last July, compared to the same month in 2011, the Association of Hotels and Touristic Enterprises of the Algarve (AHETA) said today.

In the opposite direction, British (+9,4%) and Dutch (+14,6%) markets were the ones that registered the main increases.

As for the average global occupancy rate per room in the Algarve, it was 78,5%, similar to that seen in July last year (78,7%), added AHETA.

The Montegordo/VRSA area once again recorded the highest average occupancy rate, with 82,7%, while Faro/Olhão registered the lowest, with only 62%.

The main increases occurred in Vilamoura/Quarteira/Quinta do Lago (+5,4%), Portimão/Praia da Rocha (+4,8%) and Montegordo/VRSA (+4,7%).

In the opposite direction, the areas of Carvoeiro/Armação de Pêra (-4,4%) and Albufeira (-3,3%) presented the biggest declines.

By category, the biggest declines were registered in 3* Hotels and Aparthotels (-2,6%) and in 5 and 4* tourist villages and apartments (-0,6%). 3* tourist villages and apartments (+4,2%) and 5* Hotels and Aparthotels (+2,8%) were the categories that presented the biggest increases in occupations.

2* Hotels and Aparthotels were the ones with the lowest occupancy (64,6%). The 5 and 4* tourist villages and apartments had the highest occupations (83,4%).

Despite having maintained the same hotel occupancy rate as in the same month last year, business volume decreased by 7,3% compared to the same period of the previous year, which means that, last July, hotels had lower prices. than the year before.

 

 

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