Hotels in the Canary Islands recorded 5.11 million overnight stays in February, 5% less

Hotel establishments in the Canary Islands registered slightly more than 5.11 million overnight stays in February 2019, which represented a decrease of 5 percent compared to the same month of the previous year when there were more than 5.38 million overnight stays, according to the data released this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Of the total number of overnight stays, 410,161 were from Spanish residents, who experienced an increase of 2.79 percent in one year, while the remaining 4.70 million corresponded to foreigners, which fell by 5.65 percent compared to February. of 2018.

Likewise, the number of travelers decreased by 1.43 percent, reaching 748,842 in February of this year, with an average stay of 6.83 days.

Even so, the main destination chosen by non-resident travelers is the Canary Islands, with 46.1 percent of the total number of overnight stays. In addition, the archipelago shows the highest occupancy rate per seat during February (71.6%).

Regarding hotel prices, they were placed on the islands in February at 123.19 euros, which implied a drop of 1.60 percent.

Although, the billing for occupied habituation (ADR) was 101.39 euros, which meant a decrease of 2.84 percent compared to February 2018; while the income per available room (RevPar) was 82.19 euros, thus falling by 8.81 percent.