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4-star and 2-star hotels keep momentum up

Total guests in collective accommodation establishments during September 2016 advanced by 0.4 per cent, while total nights spent declined by 2.7 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2015

29 November 2016, 11:25am
In September, total guests in collective accommodation establishments numbered 157,416, while total nights spent amounted to 889,457, the National Statistics Office said.

Collective accommodation categories registered decreases in total nights spent, with the exception of 4-star and 2-star hotels. The largest share of guest nights was reported in 4-star hotels, accounting for 424,914 nights, or 47.8 per cent of the total.

The average length of stay in collective accommodation establishments went down to 5.7 nights in September 2016 from 5.8 nights in the same month of 2015. The net use of bed-places stood at 72.4 per cent, down by 0.4 percentage points when compared to the corresponding month last year.

On a national level, there were 180 active collective accommodation establishments during September, with a net capacity of 18,318 bedrooms and 40,982 bed-places.

Regional breakdown

Total guests in Malta numbered 147,916, up by 0.2 per cent over September 2015. Additionally, a decrease of 2.5 per cent was recorded in the number of nights spent. The average length of stay edged down by 0.1 of a night to 5.8, when compared to last year, while the net occupancy rate stood at 72.9 per cent, at par with last year. Total guests in Gozo and Comino increased by 4.2 per cent to 9,500, while total nights spent went down by 7.2 per cent to 38,576 when compared to the comparative month last year.

January-September

Total guests during the first nine months of 2016 amounted to 1,231,468, a slight increase over the same period in 2015 (Table 1). Total nights spent went down by 0.9 per cent, reaching nearly 7.0 million. The net use of bed-places declined by 1.0 percentage points to 66.0 per cent.

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