Total arrivals up by 3.3% in November 2015

Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments increase by 3.3% and 5.3% respectively in November 2015, compared to November 2014.

November saw arrivals in collective accommodation establishments total to 103,251, and total nights spent amounting to 567,873, according to NSO figures.

The data shows that all collective accommodation categories registered increases in total nights spent, with the largest share of guest nights reported in 4-star hotels, accounting for 304,367 nights, or 53.6% of the total.

According to statistics, the average length of stay in collective accommodation establishments stood at 5.5 nights during November 2015, compared to 5.4 nights in November 2014. Meanwhile, the net use of bed-places stood at 49.4%, down by 1.8 percentage points when compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.

Figures show that on a national level, there were 157 active collective accommodation establishments during November, with a net capacity of 17,598 bedrooms and 38,718 bed-places.


The NSO adds that total arrivals during the first eleven months of 2015 amounted to almost 1.5 million, an increase of 2.1% over the same period in 2014, with total nights spent going up by 1.8%, reaching almost 8.5 million. The data also shows that the net use of bed-places advanced by 1.3 percentage points to 65.7%.

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