The news for the tourism sector is encouraging. Despite the airline strikes, the virus, the war conflicts in the world and the constant warning that winter is going to make everything worse.
National and international tourists continue to choose Nerja for their holidays. Malaga in general is a perfect destination to spend the summer, spend a few days or enjoy with the family for a week.
Hotel occupancy stood at 86% for the month of July 2022 throughout the Costa del Sol according to data from the Association of Hotel Entrepreneurs of the Costa del Sol (Aehcos), surpassing two points to the same month of the reference year, the summer of 2019 (84.20%).
The two municipalities at the ends of the province of Malaga; Nerja and Torremolinos have been the busiest. Nerja has an occupancy rate of 94.46% and Torremolinos 92.49%.
Aehcos expects to close August with 84% and September with 78%, although it looks with concern at the slowdown in international tourism
🚀 Occupation July 2022 in Malaga
- Nerja – 94.46%
- Torremolinos – 92.49%
- Marbella: + 80%
- Fuengirola: + 80%
- Mijas: + 80%
- Benalmadena: + 80%
- Estepona: + 80%
- Manilva: + 80%
- Casares: + 80%
- Ronda: 59%
- Antequera: 30%
The tourist municipalities exceed 80% as we see in the previous data. Inland municipalities have a lower demand and have fallen considerably.
International tourists visiting the Costa del Sol.
From January to September 2022. If we compare it with 2019. (year we take as reference)
- The visit of tourists from Germany shows a fall of 26.1%
- The visit of French tourists has fallen by 15.9%
- The visit of tourists from the United Kingdom have decreased by 13.6%
- The visit of travelers from Ireland has decreased by 11.6%.
These data show that this 2% increase in occupancy in July has been offset by increased demand from national tourism