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Statistics on Hotel Activity. 05/2021

The number of overnight stays in hotel establishments in Catalonia stood at 1,063.5 thousand in May 2021, according to the Hotel Occupancy Survey. With 661.3 thousand domestic tourism overnight stays, 469.4 thousand of these were completed by Catalan travelers and 191.9 thousand by travellers from the rest of Spain. Foreign tourism overnight stays stood at 402.2 thousand.

By country of origin, tourists from France, Italy and Germany presented the highest figure in overnight stays in absolute terms (165.4, 25.4 and 25.0 thousand, respectively).

By tourism brands, Barcelona and Costa Brava were the locations that registered the highest number of overnight stays in absolute terms (373.6 and 262.0 thousand, respectively).

On the other hand, the number of travellers registered in hotel establishments was of 559.0 thousand, 386.3 thousand of which were of domestic tourism and 172.7 thousand of foreign tourism.

It is not possible to calculate the year-over-year rates of change for May 2021 as a result of the closure of hotel establishments related to the state of alarm declared for the management of the health crisis caused by Covid-19.