La Laguna becomes a hotspot for tourist stays
Tourism is booming in La Laguna as visitors of all nationalities discover the charms of this historic city.
A total of 28,996 tourists stayed at hotel and non-hotel establishments in La Laguna during the first four months of this year, a figure that represents a growth of 21.4 per cent in relation to the same period of 2018. The largest increase occurred in non-hotel esta-blishments, in which there was an increase of 75 per cent, with 8,891 tourists staying, while in hotels, the increase was 6.9 per cent, with 20,105 guests.
In that period, 114,045 tourist overnight stays were registered in La Laguna, 29.9 per cent more, and the average stay of tourists who stayed in the municipality was 3.93 days, being higher in non-hotel establishments, with 6.68 days. The average stay in the hotels was 2.72 days. The index of occupation of the accommo-dations was 40 per cent, 13 per cent less than between January and April of last year.
As for the origin of tourists, most come from Spain, with 13,695 of the total and 23.3 per cent growth. The total of foreign tourists who visited La Laguna between January and April totalled 15,301. Among them, those from Germany (5,558), France (2,617) and the United Kingdom (1,555) stood out.