Bilan vacances de la Toussaint dans les Hauts-de-France : De nombreux touristes ont ainsi pu profiter des grands espaces naturels et sauvages de la Côte d’Opale ou la Côte picarde © F. Coisy Hardelot

All Saints’ Day Hauts-de-France holidays: 1 in 2 French tourists come from the region

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The Hauts-de-France took stock of the All Saints holidays. Unsurprisingly, local customers responded. French tourists represented 85% of the total clientele, and 1 in 2 French tourists come from the Hauts-de-France region (48%, against 39% this summer). Foreign customers were also at the rendezvous. Its share rises to 15% and up to 23% in coastal hotels. 48% of professionals estimate the international clientele to be on the rise compared to 2020. Here too, local clients have crossed borders: with Belgium as number 1 “far ahead“which is followed by the Netherlands, Great Britain, and Germany.

The occupancy rate reaches 58% for all accommodations

In terms of accommodation, 96% of managers of tourist residences are satisfied with the number of visitors (100% in town). Tourist residences have a 64% occupancy rate. As for hotels, 72% of managers report good attendance (80% and 66% occupancy rate on the coast). As for the popular areas, 8 out of 10 professionals on the coast are satisfied with the number of visitors. In town, 77% of professionals report good attendance (71% this summer and 47% in summer 2020). The occupancy rate reached 58% for all accommodation, this result is comparable to 2019, a record year for tourism in Hauts-de-France. Over the two weeks of the All Saints holidays, Gîtes de France labeled accommodation has an occupancy rate of 68.9% (+ 5.5% compared to 2020).

Accommodation available on collaborative platforms Airbnb and Abritel recorded an occupancy rate of 58% (+17 points).

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