According to data collected by the National Statistics Institute (INE) in May grew back the number of travelers staying in apartments in Galicia over the same period of 2015. A total of 8,545 people chose this type of accommodation, 30% last year, as reflected in the survey of non-hotel tourist occupation also reflects that most of these users –5.524– were of domestic origin, while 3,021 were living abroad that marked an average stay of 2.61 days.
By contrast, they fell travelers staying in campgrounds and shelters, almost 30% and 18% lower respectively than in May last year. Thus, the Galician campsites recorded in May to 4,411 passengers and 11,708 overnight stays, 31.5% less while the average stay was 2.65 days.
Similarly, shelters were down 18% in its users, up to 323 foreign– one and only, and 20.5% in overnight stays, up to 410, with an average occupancy was 2.82% of their seats.
Finally, the Galician rural tourism remained virtually stable compared to a year ago with a total of 17,719 travelers (+ 0.98%) and 26.308 overnight stays (+ 2.8%). The average stay is still less than two days (1.48 days) have increased their prices per 1.17%
If we see this sector of non-hotel accommodation (apartments, campsites, rural tourism and hostels) in Galicia were recorded in May a total of 22,271 overnight stays, 45% more than in 2015. If we look at Spain, overnight stays in this type of accommodation increased by 10.5% over the same period of 2015.