Main Indicators for Hotel Activities in the West Bank by Year (1996-2017)

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Issue . 78
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Fact File
Main Indicators for Hotel Activities in the West Bank by Year (1996-2017)
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Editor’s Note:

JQ thanks PCBS for providing this key document to JQ readers.

More data on the tourism sector in Palestine can be found online at www.pcbs.gov.ps.

The following represents a comparative look at the main indicators for hotel activities in the West Bank from 1996 to 2017.

Indicator

YEAR

No. of hotels1

No. of rooms2

No. of beds3

No. of guests4

No. of guest nights5

Room occupancy %6

2017

130

7,343

16,117

545,814   

1,579,143

  20.3

2016

125

6,878

15,145

448,247

1,310,824

20.6

2015

112

6,791

15,059

484,394

1,420,264

22.5

2014

109

6,666

14,769

610,347

1,537,311

25.2

2013

113

5,890

13,458

600,362

1,467,709

24.8

2012

98

5,203

11,883

575,495

1,336,860

29.1

2011

91

4,991

10,703

507,372

1,245,509

28.4

2010

87

4,590

9,969

576,159

1,283,178

37.9

2009

92

4,244

9,305

451,840

1,041,246

34.9

2008

80

4,212

9,331

444,196

1,119,360

50.8

2007

70

3,731

8,731

312,850

671,774

27.8

2006

68

3,753

8,167

149,102

375,536

17.6

2005

64

3,498

7,461

124,254

325,859

16.9

2004

66

3,131

6,917

89,786

247,113

15.2

2003

60

3,007

6,523

58,256

188,006

13.4

2002

57

2,830

6,159

45,239

156,676

11.3

2001

68

3,137

6,680

57,968

177,379

8.4

2000

94

4,266

9,112

315,709

968,442

35.1

1999

80

3,640

7,897

311,114

850,768

35.5

1998

83

3,464

7,541

203,852

573,589

27.5

1997

77

3,156

6,894

213,933

617,440

31.7

1996

65

2,909

6,383

223,322

713,910

38.3

 

1 Hotel: an accommodation establishment providing overnight lodging for visitors in a room or unit. It should hold a number of persons exceeding that of an average single family. The establishment must be under one management, and should provide various facilities and services to visitors.

2 Available hotel rooms: referring to the furnished rooms for the use of guests. Such rooms might be single, double, triple, or quadruple. Rooms closed for maintenance or repairs are excluded.

3 Available beds: referring to beds which are ready for use during the reference period.

4 Guests: referring to visitors staying at the hotels and using their facilities. Records of new guests are based on the number of visits and the number of unique visitors.

5 Number of guest nights: number of beds booked for hotel guests. Such beds are considered as occupied whether they were actually used or not. The unit of measure is ‘guest night.’

6 Percentage of occupancy of (rooms, beds) in hotels (indicator): indicator measures the percentage of occupancy of (rooms, beds) in hotels during a specific period of time.