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Canary Islands weekly reservation

Canary Islands weekly reservations down 67%.

Canary Islands weekly reservations.

A weekly look at how weekly Hotel reservations are preforming for the Canary Islands and other Spanish regions.

Week 06th October to 12th October. Reservations processed by TravelgateX. 

Weekly reservations in comparison to the same week in 2019.

The Canary Islands down 67%.

Madrid down 90%.

Balearic islands down 76%

Cataluña down 73%

Valencian region down 54%.

Andalucía down 51%.

October is seen in the Canary Islands as a bridge from the end of the summer season in September to the start of the winter season in November. 

The Canary Islands are hoping for an improvement in tourism in the last quarter of 2020.  COVID 19 rates have seen a decline in recent weeks.  As of last week, Hotel reservations have not seen a significant recovery.  They were down 67% on the same week in 2019. 

The recent lockdown in Madrid has affected reservations and they are down 90% on the same week last year.

Canary Islands weekly reservations.

Weekly reservations in comparison to the previous week.


The Canary Islands down 11%.

Andalucía up 3%.

Madrid down 34%.

Balearic islands down 34%

Cataluña down 7%

Valencian region down 6%.

Reservations made for the Canary Islands were also down on the previous week by 11%.  Madrid and the Balearic Islands saw reservations drop by 34% on the previous week.  Andalucía saw an increase of 3% in reservations on the previous week. 

Canary Islands weekly reservations.

Regions share of reservations processed by TravelgateX 06th to 12th October.

Andalucía 26.82%.

The Canary Islands 16.70%.

Valencian region 12.81%.

Cataluña 11.96%

Balearic islands 5.83%

Madrid 3.74%

The Canary Islands managed to get the second largest % share of all reservations last week at 16.70%. Andalucía took first place at 26.82%. Madrid managed a paltry 3.74% of total reservations.

49% of reservations were for 2 to 5 nights. 

24% of bookings are being made just one day before arrival—mostly last-minute domestic Spanish breaks. 

Canary Islands weekly reservations.

Where the reservations came from. 

Spain 85.14%.

The UK 7.35%.

France 1.86%

Portugal 0.7%.

Italy 0.6%.

The U.S 0.57%.

Germany 0.55%.

Spain is currently very reliant on domestic tourism.  A recovery in international tourists is key for the Canary Islands.  While domestic tourism is welcome, they tend to take shorter breaks.  Shorter breaks mean less tourist revenue.  

Canary Islands weekly reservations.

Spanish Airport traffic in September 2020.

Spanish airports handled 5,430,852 passengers in Sept 2020.  That was 79.9% less than Sept 2019.

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