Statistics on Hotel Activity. 09/2019
The number of overnight stays in hotel establishments in Catalonia decreased by 0.7% year-over-year for the month of September 2019, according to the Hotel Occupancy Survey. Domestic tourism overnight stays decreased by 3.4%: of these, Catalan travellers decreased by 3.1% and travellers from the rest of the State decreased by 3.7% year-over-year. Foreign tourism overnight stays grew by 0.1% year-over-year.
By country of origin, tourists from United Kingdom, France and Russia presented the highest figure in overnight stays in absolute terms (868.3, 619.7 and 517.0 thousand, respectively), with negative year-on-year variations of 3.6%, 2.1% and 8.1%, respectively.
By tourism brands, Barcelona, Costa Brava and Costa Daurada were the locations that registered the highest number of overnight stays in absolute terms (1,936.6, 1,481.7 and 1,453.2 thousand, respectively) and showed negative year-over-year variations in Costa Brava by 4.0% and in Costa Daurada by 2.6%, while Barcelona registered a positive tax of 2.2%.
On the other hand, the number of travellers registered in hotel establishments decreased by 1.3% year-over-year, with a decrease in domestic turism by 5.9%, while foreign tourism increased by 1.1%.
The monthly data are still provisional since January 1999 to December 2010. The short-term data are definitive from January 2011 until last year over period published