Spain closed 2021 with a hotel occupancy rate of 31.6%, up by 68% compared to the previous year. According to the consulting firm Cushman & Wakefield, revenue per available room also grew, to 35.9 euros, almost double the average (17.9 euros) obtained in 2020. Also, the average daily price grew by 20%, to 113.6 euros.
The Costa del Sol, spearheaded by Málaga, was the area with the highest occupancy rate – 51% for the year as a whole, almost double the average recorded in 2020. Marbella’s occupancy rate remained stable at 29%, nevertheless, it achieved the highest income per available room and the highest average daily price in all of Spain, amounting to 272 euros and 80 euros, respectively.
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