The sector

Information on the sector

19 million clients per year

  • 50 % families,
  • 20 % groups of friends,
  • 20 % business clientele,
  • 10 % séniors,

including 23 % foreign clientele mainly from Europe: Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, etc.

Outstanding occupation rates

  • seaside resorts, 67% over the summer season (6 months),
  • mountain resorts, 68% over the winter season (4 months),
  • countryside, 60% over the year,
  • cities, 72% over the year.

AVERAGE STAY: 3,8 DAYS

Stays can range from a few days (weekends, leisure, business trips) to several weeks (summer holidays, city breaks).

Turnover from stays in 2018: 3.6 thousand million euros, with more than 1 milliard in foreign currency.

Direct employment: 30 000 employees, including approximately 8,000 seasonal employees.

Répartition géographique :

Number of
complexes
Number of
apartments
Number of
beds
Seaside 742 53 267 233 195
Mountains 644 46 680 231 858
City 548 55 201 146 234
Countryside 242 22 732 102 294
Total 2 176 177 880 713 581