Benidorm hotels improve occupancy rates in August

According to the Hotel Association of Benidorm and the Costa Blanca (HOSBEC), hotels in Benidorm achieved occupancy levels of very near 90 percent during the month of August this year. This means, therefore, that the hotels in this part of Spain improved their occupancy rates by three percentage points more than was achieved in the same month last year.

More specifically, the information recorded in the report by HOSBEC shows occupancy rates of 89.7 percent in the four star hotels of the area, 88.9 percent in the three star hotels and 88.8 percent in the two star hotels. The report also shows that the majority of guests who stayed in hotels in Benidorm in the month of August came from the domestic market in Spain which accounted for 58.2 percent of the total. The rest of the guests staying in the hotels of Benidorm came mainly from various European countries. The great majority of foreign guests came from the UK with Brits accounting for some 27.4% of the total. 5.1% of guests who stayed in hotels in the area in August came from Portugal, 3.0% from Belgium and the remainder of visitors came mainly from the Netherlands, France and Germany. Tourists from Eastern European countries account for a mere 1% of the total.

The town of Denia on the Costa Blanca recorded very similar figures to those of Benidorm. Occupancy levels in the hotels there increased by 5 percent this August in relation to the previous year. The Tourism Department indicated that this exceeded their forecast for the month of August with hotels in the area recording 90.4 percent occupancy rates compared with the projected figure of 74%. Denia is located halfway between the international airport of Valencia in the north and Alicante in the south. It boasts a modern marina and a ferry terminal so from there visitors can easily travel to the nearby islands of Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca and Formentera.

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