Most Tourists Coming To Malta Are Staying In Four-Star Hotels

 

During December 2017, there were 174 active collective accommodation establishments with a net capacity of 17,385 bedrooms and 39,047 bed-places on a national level.

The largest share of guest nights in the fourth quarter of 2017 was reported in four-star hotels, accounting for 1,050,303 nights, or 48.5 per cent of the total, according to the National Statistics Office (NSO).

Total guests and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments during the fourth quarter of 2017 advanced by 11.7 per cent and 8.3 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter in 2016.

In the fourth quarter, total guests in collective accommodation establishments numbered 433,149, while total nights spent amounted to 2,166,208.

The average length of stay in collective accommodation establishments went down to five nights in the fourth quarter of 2017 from the average of 5.2 nights registered during the same quarter of 2016.

The net use of bed-places stood at 58.2 per cent, up by 1.4 percentage points when compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year.

During December 2017, there were 174 active collective accommodation establishments with a net capacity of 17,385 bedrooms and 39,047 bed-places on a national level.

Total guests in Malta numbered 411,505, up by 11.6 per cent over the fourth quarter of 2016. Additionally, an increase of 8.3 per cent was recorded in the number of nights spent.

Total guests and nights spent in Gozo and Comino region increased by 13.7 per cent and 9.2 per cent when compared to the comparative quarter of the previous year, to 21,643 and 72,054 respectively.

In 2017, total guests surpassed 1.8 million, an increase of 13.0 per cent over the same period in 2016. Total nights spent went up by 6.8 per cent, reaching nearly 9.6 million. The net use of bed-places advanced by 1.9 percentage points to 65.6 per cent.

 

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