Hotel occupation rates up in Guardamar

GUARDAMAR: Tourists flock to the Costa Blanca town. Photo credit: Wikimedia

ACCORDING to data supplied by the hoteliers in Guardamar, hotel occupation for July was 88 per cent.

This figure shows an increase of two percentage points when compared to the same month last year, and shows a steadily increasing number since the year 2008 when the financial crisis took hold.  The occupancy for that year was 74 per cent.

Hotel owners in the municipality are hoping for similar increases in figures for August and September when they’re released, building on the 93 per cent and 87 per cent for the respective months in 2016.

The tourism office for Guardamar has also released the breakdown of people served in their premises for July 2017.  Top of the list were people from Madrid (42 per cent) with British tourist a distant second place with 10 per cent.

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