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Occupancy Levels Climb 8% in June

Monday July 18, 2011

Occupancy Levels Climb 8% in June

The number of tourists staying in apartment complexes and hotels in Lanzarote rose by just over 8% last month, according to the latest statistics released by ASOLAN, the islands hoteliers association. With total occupancy levels hitting 70%, up from 61.93% in June 2010.

Following figures released by AENA which show that foreign visitor numbers rose in June, the latest statistics from ASOLAN, the Association of Hoteliers, Hotels and Apartments in Lanzarote reveal that the island's apartment complexes and hotels were 70% full last month. An increase of just over 8% in comparison with occupancy figures for June 2010 and the sixth consecutive rise this year.

Amongst the islands main resorts Costa Teguise enjoyed the highest occupancy levels last month, with 72.72% of beds filled. Followed by Playa Blanca (71.57%) and Puerto del Carmen (69.09%).

Aparthotels enjoyed higher occupancy levels than any other accommodation type in all resorts, with the sole exception of Playa Blanca. Where four star hotels just edged that accommodation type off the top spot, with occupancy rates of 76.17%. However, five star hotels fared less well, with only 53.96% of beds occupied, alongside bungalow accommodation, at 56.68%.

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