Hotel Occupancy on the Costa del Sol Reaches 65.54% in May

22/06/2008 - AEHCOS (Asociación de empresarios hoteleros de la Costa del Sol)

According to figures obtained by AEHCOS (Costa del Sol Hoteliers’ Association), the province of Malaga’s hotels registered an occupancy rate of 65.54% in May, up 3% on the industry’s estimates.

In May, hotels on the Costa del Sol registered a total of 1,512,935 overnight stays, down 67,436 on figures for the same month last year. This fall in overnight stays is accompanied by a drop of 2.3% in the occupancy rate with respect to figures for May 2007. An occupancy rate of 65.84% is forecast for June.

The breakdown of clients staying at hotels on the Costa del Sol during May 2008 by country of origin is as follows: United Kingdom (33.04%), Spain (30.40%), Germany (6.44%), Holland (5.43%), France (5.15%), Belgium (2.97%), Scandinavia (2.95%), USA (2.10%), and Italy (1.60%).

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