July 7, 2020

Overnight stays in non-hotel accommodation fell 96.8% in May

Overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation fell 96.8% in May compared to the same month of 2019, after zeros were registered in all the components in April due to the state of alarm to face the coronavirus.

From May 11, hotels and tourist accommodation could be opened to the public, with restrictions, as the different territories reached phase one of the plan for the transition to a new normality.

Despite this, in that month only 19,647 of the almost 178,765 non-hotel accommodation establishments (tourist apartments, campgrounds, rural tourism accommodation and tourist hostels) existing in Spain opened, 88.1% less than in the same month of 2019.

In addition, in May, only 42,150 travelers were registered in any of these accommodations, just 1.9% of those registered in May 2019.


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