Ma’an News raporterar:
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The number of guests staying in Palestinian hotels increased 13.7 percent between June 2009 and March 2010, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics reported.
The average number of nights spent in hotels rose 11.8 percent over the same period, as did occupancy rates, which raised 10.6 percent to 32.7 percent. The number of guests increased 42.3 over the same quarter in 2009.
The increase was reported in the most recent study conducted by PCBS, which looked at the 94 hotels operating in Palestinain areas at the end of the second quarter of 2010. The hotels combined had a total of 4,800 rooms with 10,118 total available beds.Twenty nine of the hotels, and 1,452 of the rooms (3,165 beds) were in the Jerusalem region.
The majority of guests stayed in the West Bank (43.1 percent) and Jerusalem (39.2 percent), with only one percent of guests spending tiem in Gaza Strip hotels.
During the second quarter 2010, the total number of guests was recorded as reached 140,009, 9.6 percent of whim were Palestinian, 41.7 percent from European Union countries and 2.9 percent were from the United States or Canada.
Uppenbarligen har världen största koncentrationsläger/fängelse minst hela 94 fungerande hotel.
Men den största funderingen jag fick i denna artikel var kring varför bara 1 procent av alla besökare bodde på hotel i Gaza, där terrororganisationen Hamas styr.
Jag menar, med tanke på hur alla vill åka med på alla båtar som går dit nu för tiden…