The Canarian hotel industry already feels the effect of Valentine's Day in reservations
Valentine's Day (Tuesday, February 14) and the shops smile. More specifically, restoration. On these dates, the population decides to celebrate it by going to eat or doing activities as a couple. Thanks to this spirit, the hotel industry increases its profits during this period because the capacity is full and it is necessary to reserve to have a
This year Valentine's Day falls on a weekday and, according to a study by The Fork,
73% of Spaniards celebrated the day with their partner in 2022 and this year it will not stay very far from this value. Each one has a preferred plan, 72% prefer to go to a restaurant, 16% opt for a getaway and 8% say that the best plan is to stay at home.
In addition, dinner time is the favorite of the celebration, since a
67% will dine in a restaurant. «Restaurants increase their clientele with all kinds of celebrations, especially with romantic dinners. The boom in reservations for Valentine's dinners is exceeding all forecasts», explains Francisco Gea from Last.app.
In the Canary Islands, the President of the association of bars and restaurants of the province of Las Palmas,
Fermin SanchezHe thinks that as it falls during the week it will complicate the reservation a bit. "Couples prefer to make plans on the weekend because it is when they do not work and when they have more free time," says Sánchez.
"Valentine's Day will help push Tuesday, which is usually the weakest day of the week"
President of the association of bars and restaurants of the province of Las Palmas
However, he admits that Valentine always gives a "
push» to trade. "It is true that it will help the push on Tuesday, which is usually the weakest day of the week," says the President of the association of bars and restaurants.
The most demanded restaurants and their menus
Valentine's Day is always a perfect excuse to throw the house out the window by inviting the person you love to a romantic dinner in a bar, restaurant or establishment. But at this time and with the crazy inflation,
many can't afford it.
Among the various restaurants, the one that most triumphs is the author's cuisine to extol love. Specifically, this type of cuisine is committed to the latest culinary trends and a
29% He decides to try this variant, according to The Fork. Instead, 25% choose a traditional-Mediterranean restaurant and 22% opt for more exotic food.
In addition to celebrating it on Tuesday, February 14, some advance the date to the weekend to commemorate this long-awaited day. The average cost of diners is between
25 and 50 eurohowever, 13% will spend more than 50 euros.
«The most requested restaurants on these dates depend on purchasing power. There are many people who will celebrate it in a fast food place and others in more exclusive places, “explains Sánchez. On the other hand, the president of the association thinks that there will not be so many special menus «
it will not reach 15% of thembut it is important to mention their proposals.”