Hotel Occupancy up by Ten Percent in Estepona

2010 is proving to be a good year for the tourism industry in Estepona. According to the latest figures, from Spain’s National Statistics Institute, hotel occupancy for July increased by 10.12% over the same period last year. Year on year, the number of overnight stays in July, has increased from 115,035 to 124,401 . Interestingly, the majority of the hotel occupancies in Estepona have been foreigners at 70,113 compared to Spanish nationals at 54,284. The number of foreign visitors is in line with the figures of 2005, prompting the Mayor, David Valadez, to say that the initial prospects for this year “have been confirmed.”