63.2% increase on arrivals and 87% at overnight stays recorded in hotel type accommodation and camping of the country the 9 months this year in relation to the data of the corresponding period of the year 2020.
Specifically, according to ELSTAT, in the period January-September 2021, arrivals and overnight stays of foreigners show an increase of 111.9% in arrivals and 119.3% in overnight stays and domestic 5.9% and 15.8%, respectively, compared to the data of the same period of 2020. The largest share of arrivals and overnight stays in hotel and camping accommodation is due to foreigners, ie 70.2% of total arrivals and 80.6% of total overnight stays.
The average stay per person was 4.2 nights. The average stay of foreigners was 4.8 nights, while that of locals was 2.7 nights. The fullness of beds in hotel type accommodation (excluding camping), which is calculated from the total number of nights in relation to the beds that operated, amounted to 44.1% compared to 31.9% in the first 9 months of 2020.