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Tourism - Accommodation Occupancy and Visitor Attractions

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Friday, September 23, 2011

Accommodation Occupancy and Visitor Attractions

Accommodation Occupancy

Information from VisitScotland shows accommodation occupancy rates are stable after increasing from 2002 to 2007.

Annual Occupancy Rates for different accommodation types in Scotland

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Hotel rooms

60%

61%

61%

63%

63%

65%

64%

64%

63%

Guest House and Bed & Breakfast rooms

44%

45%

46%

47%

46%

47%

46%

48%

46%

Self Catering units

51%

53%

52%

55%

55%

54%

52%

52%

51%

Caravan and camping pitches

32%

34%

36%

40%

45%

46%

45%

45%

47%



Source: VisitScotland

For more detailed information including seasonal patterns, the full report can be accessed via the link provided.

Visitor Attractions

Visitor attractions in Scotland reported 45 million visits in 2009. This represents an increase in visits of 3% compared to 2008 (43 million).

Source: VisitScotland Visitor Attraction Monitor

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