Total occupancy in hotels reached 55.4 pct in Jan-Sept 2019

The guests in all types of establishments (hotels, camp sites and other accomodation facililities) in Greece , amounted to 19,324,078, The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said.

The nights spent amounted to 80,966,575. The corresponding arrivals for the same period of 2018,amounted to 19,305,087 while the nights spent amounted to 81,612,522

In the period January – September 2019, the largest share of arrivals and nights spent in hotels, similar establishments and tourist campsites, was recorded by non-residents, i.e. 75.0% of arrivals and 85.4% of nights spent.

For the same period, the average number of nights spent per person, remaining unchanged compared with the corresponding period of 2018, amounted to 4.2 nights. More specifically, the average number of nights spent was 4.8 nights for non-residents and 2.4 nights for residents.

The total occupancy of the bed places in hotels and similar establishments (excluding tourist campsites), which is based on the nights spent compared to the bed places that were in operation, amounted to 55.4% during the period of January – September 2019, compared with 57.4% in the corresponding period of 2018.