Palestinian Hotel Occupation in First Quarter Decreases
The WAFA News Agency reported a press release by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) today that hotel occupancy in the Palestinian areas decreased by 16% in the first quarter of this year compared to the previous quarter, and by 13% when compared to first quarter 2011.
The PCBS said that a total of 115,433 guests stayed in hotels in the Palestinian Territory during the first quarter of 2012. 45% of the guests were from European Union countries, 10% were Palestinian, and 8% were from the United States and Canada.
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