Hotels see fall in occupancy rates compared to last year
In a statement, the union said that 5 star hotels had recorded occupancy of 68% for July 2015; this however was a drop of 5% compared to July 2014. Smaller hotels recorded occupancy of 45% for July which was also a drop of 5%. On average all hotels had a 57% occupancy rate in July this year and compared to 2014 this was on average a drop of 4%.
The union said that the main markets were from Turkey and the region and the current climate and risks were affecting tourism as well.