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Hotel overnight stays in Catalonia up 2.5% in July on last year

July’s tally rose above 8 million for the first time

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23 August 2019 12:22 PM

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ACN | Barcelona

The number of overnight stays in Catalan hotels saw a 2.5% increase compared in July compared with 2018. The National Statistics Institution tallied a total of 8,151,022 overnight stays, of which nearly 6.1 million were from abroad and just over 2 million were Spanish citizens. 

Catalonia accounts for 13.9% of hotel overnight stays by Spanish citizens, the third highest destination in Spain. For those visiting from abroad, it accounts for 21.5%. 

Hotel occupancy rates in Catalonia were measured at 74%, just above the average across Spain of 71%. 

Overnight stays in Spain rose 1.1% in July this year, up to 43.2 million in total.

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