The article here on the town hall website says that hotel occupancy was over 90% in July 2017.
It is certainly pretty busy around town at the moment,
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The ejidense coast registers a hotel occupancy of something more than 90% during the month of July
The first month of the summer shows very positive figures regarding the increase of tourism in the municipality, since the initial estimates have been exceeded
Almerimar's four and five-star hotels have recorded a greater influx of public than last year
Those in the city have also improved their forecasts, doubling in some cases the initial estimate
The mayor responsible for this area has shown his "satisfaction" before these good data that also are extended to the tourist apartments
The municipality of El Ejido closes the first month of summer registering excellent data on hotel occupancy both on the coast and in the city, a fact that has been the norm in recent years. In this way and according to the balance that comes from the Department of Tourism, July has been dismissed with a level of influx much higher than initially estimated. In this way, hotel establishments of the coast like the hotel AR Almerimar, of four stars, and the Golf Almerimar, of five stars, have registered a level of occupation superior than the anticipated surpassing thus 90%.
This increase has also been experienced in hotel establishments in the center of El Ejido, which in some cases have doubled reservations over the past month. With regard to these figures, the councilor responsible for Tourism, Luisa Barranco, has stated that she has shown her satisfaction before the good data that come from the balance of the first part of the summer and that are also extended to tourist apartments. In this way, "our municipality continues to experience a tourist growth on the rise, surpassing, season after season, the expectations of occupation.
Undoubtedly, a fact that, as Barranco has pointed out, "means that El Ejido has established itself as a quality tourist destination, an aspect that is also being reflected in the economy of the country." Tourist who during last month visited the municipality, the mayor has alluded to "the increase of the national, but also, have hosted Nordic, Portuguese and Belgian, among other countries."
According to Barranco, "it has been an excellent month for our tourism in which it has accompanied the good weather to enjoy the sun and the beach, as well as other tourist resources such as gastronomy, nature, golf, water sports and the many activities Which have been organized ".
In this way, it should be noted that if last year the ejidense coast experienced a significant increase in the number of visitors and tourists compared to previous seasons, "everything indicates that, if this trend continues this summer, this year We will see new growth again. " A fact that "accounts for the good health of the sector in our municipality, the result of the joint work between tourism and local administration that has allowed the municipality to be a preferred destination and loyalty to visitors, thanks to the complete And varied leisure, cultural, sports and gastronomic offer with which we count. And is that El Ejido walks, "for some years now, towards a model of future city, modern, possessing a tourism of quality SICTED adapted to the needs of the market, very to the vanguard, and who aspires to become a Reference in the sector of the lodgings and the restoration ", points Barranco.
It is also worth noting that the objectives set for the 2017 season are being met, to continue improving the services and benefits received by users of the ejidense coast. In this sense, this year has taken a major leap again, as the facilities have been significantly improved, making them more accessible and doubling security efforts. Proof of this, is the constant municipal concern to endow the Municipal Beach Plan with more and better means. This is why important innovations have been introduced in the surveillance and care service with the aim of further increasing the tranquility of users.
Lastly, we must mention that this season is offering a wide and varied program with more than 200 activities in the tourist centers related to cinema, concerts, sports or leisure proposals. A complete and varied summer program that constitutes a tourist attraction more.