In June 2015, overnight stays in hotels were 285,100 which is an increase of 19% compared with June 2014.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 90% of the total number of overnight stays in June and increased by 20% compared with June 2014. Overnight stays of Icelanders increased by 10% compared to June 2014

In the Capital region, the number of overnight stays was 162,800, which is a 16% increase compared with June 2014. Overnight stays in the South region were 47,600 in June 2015. Overseas residents with most overnight stays in Iceland in June were residents from the Germany (56,500), USA (54,600), and the UK (26,900).

In the last twelve months, from July 2014 until June 2015, overnight stays in hotels were 2,508,841 which is an increase of around 15% compared with the same period in the previous year.

Occupancy rate for bedrooms in hotels in June 2015 was 84.1%
In June the occupancy rate for bedrooms was highest in the Southwest, around 90% and in the Capital region, around 86%.

Overnight stays in hotels
  June   July-June  
  2014 2015 % 2013-2014 2014-2015 %
             
Total 239,802 285,128 19 2,172,190 2,508,841 15
Capital region 140,868 162,800 16 1,482,287 1,662,003 12
Southwest 12,540 15,569 24 98,385 123,901 26
West and Westfjords 13,575 16,439 21 91,006 112,103 23
Northwest and Northeast 23,383 25,563 9 162,903 171,720 5
East  12,421 17,158 38 79,413 86,371 9
South 37,015 47,599 29 258,196 352,743 37
             
Icelanders 25,749 28,215 10 346,716 331,822 -4
Foreign visitors 214,053 256,913 20 1,825,474 2,177,019 19

The data above only show overnight stays in hotels that are operating for the whole year. Guesthouses and summer hotels are not included in this category.

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