Thursday, 6 October 2011

High hotel occupation rate in Sitges

The tourism industry of Sitges (Garraf) looks back on a very good summer season. The average hotel occupation rate was 74,56% - up from 70% last year, and peaked in August (95,40%) but also saw an unusually good September (90%). On top of this we have to add all the tourist who only spend the day here, estimated to 55% of the total number of visitors.

It we look at the nationality of the tourists, Spanish citizen obviously take the lead, followed by Frenchmen, Germans, Britons and Dutchmen, with Russians coming up as a dark horse. According to local business owners, during their stay the foreigners spent as much money as last year, while those from different parts of Spain were more careful with their expenses.

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Read more in Catalan: Vilanova Digital

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