Only 35.6 percent of hotel rooms in Oslo were occupied in July. In Bodø, 9 out of 10 rooms were full, while there were hardly any vacant rooms in Kristiansand.
Recent figures from the Benchmarking Alliance show that hotel occupancy on a national basis in July was 54 percent, which is a decrease of 13.5 percentage points. Writes E24.
Occupancy in Kristiansand was 94.2 percent, compared with 88 percent in July last year. Bodø managed to fill 90.1 percent of the rooms, which was an increase from 81.8 percent.
It was worse for Oslo, which had only 35.6 percent of the hotel rooms occupied. This is a marked decrease from 67.1 percent in July last year.
Nor could the Tromsø hotels rejoice in July. Occupancy was 48.2 percent, compared with 65.3 percent last year. Bergen fell from 77.5 to 55.2 percent, while Stavanger was at almost the same level. Trondheim increased by 6.7 percentage points to 72.3 percent.
In April, occupancy on a national basis was only 6.9 percent. The central cause was the Coronavirus pandemic.
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