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Overnight Travel Statistics Survey(second preliminary report for October, first preliminary report for November 2017)

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Last Update : 2017/12/27

This is a summary of the results of the Overnight Travel Statistics Survey for October 2017 (second preliminary report), and November 2017 (first preliminary report).

Survey Results for October 2017 (second preliminary report) and November 2017 (preliminary report)                                                 1. Total number of overnight guests

--In October 2017, the total number of overnight guests was 43.07 million, a decrease of 0.1% from the same month of the previous year. In November 2017, the total number of overnight guests was 41.49 million, an increase of 4.3% from the same month of the previous year.

 

--The total number of Japanese overnight guests for October 2017 was down 3.9% from the same month of the previous year and for November 2017, the number was up 1.2% from the same month of the previous year.

 

--The total number of international overnight guests for October 2017 was 7.35 million, up 23.5% from the same month of the previous year and the highest number for October since the survey began. November numbers were up 24.7% from the same month of the previous year.

2. Room occupancy rates

--The overall room occupancy rate for October 2017 was 63.3%.
The overall rate for November was 63.6%.
 
--In the prefectures which had room occupancy rates of over 80% in October 2017, city hotels had the highest rates in 17 prefectures (October 2016: 16), business hotels in 9 (October 2016: 9) and resort hotels in 3 (October 2016: 5).
 
--In Osaka prefecture, the overall occupancy rate was 84.4%, the highest nationwide. Particularly, city hotels were the highest at 91.6%, and business hotels at 88.1% and resort hotels at 84.8% continued to be high.
 
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