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Statistics on Hotel Activity. 08/2022

The number of overnight stays in hotel establishments in Catalonia increased by 46.1% year-over-year in August 2022, according to the Hotel Occupancy Survey. Domestic tourism overnight stays decreased by 10.8%: of these, Catalan travellers decreased by 18.1% while travellers from the rest of Spain increased by 1.6% year-over-year. Foreign tourism overnight stays increased by 104.6% year-over-year.

By country of origin, tourists from France, United Kingdom and Germany presented the highest figure in overnight stays in absolute terms (1.7 million, 829.6 thousand and 450.3 thousand, respectively), with year-over-year positive variations: 31.4%, 560.0% and 190.1%, respectively.

By tourism brands, Costa Brava, Barcelona and Costa Daurada were the locations that registered the highest number of overnight stays in absolute terms (2.2, 2.2 and 2.0 million, respectively) and registered positive year-over-year variations of 24.9%, 63.6% and 49.3%, respectively.

On the other hand, the number of travellers registered in hotel establishments grew by 31.8% year-over-year, with a decrease in domestic tourism by 11.9%, while foreign tourism increased by 86.8%.