The Catalan capital registered a growth of revenue per available room, RevPAR, very small, 0.1%, to 115.75 euros, Although the average daily rate, ADR, rose 1.6% to 131.97 euros. According to the report, demand in Barcelona fell 1.3% while the hotel industry has barely grown in a year, only 0.2%.
For the whole of Europe in August an increase of 6.4% ADR, being of 119.34 euros, while the RevPar rose 8 7% to 92.05 euros.
In contrast to the Spanish city, Bucharest in Romania, highlighted by double-digit growth in occupancy, 17.7% to 63 , 7%, with an increase in RevPAR of 21.3% and 3.1% ADR. This market experienced significant growth in occupancy on weekends, showing a momentum of the domestic market.
Also conspicuous by its good results Helsinki, Finland, with an increase in employment of 1.8% to 80.4% but suffered a ADR decrease (-6% to 100.17 euros) and RevPAR (-4.4% to 80.56 euros). However, in recent months both occupancy and RevPAR rose in this market.
In the case of Rome, occupancy fell 0.2% to 70.2% but increased 6.3% ADR, leaving 134.44 euros in RevPar and 6% being of 94.39 euros. As demand advances remained in the city were the rates which boosted profitability.