Statistics on Rural Tourism Accommodation Activity. 2021. Definitive data
The number of overnight stays in rural tourism establishments increased by 35.5% in Catalonia in 2021, according to definitive data from the Rural Tourism Accommodation Occupancy Survey. By origin of travellers, domestic tourism overnight stays increased by 34.2%: the overnight stays from Catalan tourists increased by 34.4% and those from tourists of the rest of Spain by 29.9%. Overnight stays of foreign tourists also increased by 51.1% year-over-year. By tourism brands, Pirineus and Costa Brava registered the largest number of overnight stays (434.0 and 277.0 thousand, respectively), with a yearly increase of 35.8% and 19.9%, respectively. On the other hand, the number of travellers registered in rural tourism establishments increased by 44.7% on a yearly basis.