Guests stays in hotels second quarter of 2018

In the second quarter of 2018 there was a decrease of 10.8% in the number of guests and a decrease of 4.3% in the number of overnights as compared with the same quarter in 2017. It means that the average number of overnights per guest has increase from 2.5 days in 2017 to 2.6 days in 2018 at the same period.


Hotel guests in 2nd quarter of 2018

The largest decrease has affected mainly to Kommune Kujalleq region where the number of guests decrease from 4,629 in 2017 to 3,236 in 2018. That corresponds to the decrease of 30.1% on that region.


It is primarily local guests who have stayed at hotels on second quarter (Q2). The decrease among the Greenlandic guests on Q2 was 7.3% in while among the international guests was 16.3%.


Figure 1. Number of guests, Q2 of 2017-2018


(*) Ilulissat is also counted as part of Avannaata  Kommunia and Kommune Qeqertalik.

International: includes Danish and foreign guests.


Overnight stays in 2nd quarter of 2018

There was a decrease of 4.3% in the number of nights as we compared with the same period in 2017.


Figure 2. Number of overnight stats by nationality, Q2 of 2017-2018