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West Bank Guest Numbers Drop

Accommodation establishments in Palestine’s West Bank welcomed 118,322 guests in the fourth quarter of 2015, indicating a 22 percent decrease over the same period in 2014, data compiled by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics shows.

From the total stays, 30 percent derived from guests from European Union countries, while domestic visitors accounted for eight percent of the total.

Guest nights totalled 373,621, 57 percent of which was recorded in establishments in southern West Bank and 26 percent from hotels in Jerusalem.

Room occupancy for the timeframe under study stood at 22 percent, signalling a nine percent year-on-year decline.