The Association of Hotels and Tourist Enterprises (AHETA) reveals in a note sent to newsrooms that the average global occupancy rate, per room, in October, was 30.3%, the lowest record ever, whose fall was 57, 4% compared to 2019.
The markets that contributed the most to the verified decrease were the British (-89.0%), the German (-58.2%) and the Irish (-91.7%), while the national market presented the only increase of registration (+ 58.6%), compared to the same month of the previous year. Sales volume decreased by 60.1%.
It should be noted that since the beginning of the year the occupancy rate in the quarter has registered an average decrease of 55.1% and the volume of sales decreased by 58.1%.
The year-on-year decline in the occupancy rate during the tourist season (April to October) is -64.6%, while turnover decreased -66% in the same period.