The sector

Information on the sector

17 million clients per year

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

including 27 % foreign clientele mainly from Europe: Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, etc.

Outstanding occupation rates

  • seaside resorts, 63% over the summer season (6 months),
  • mountain resorts, 66% over the winter season (4 months),
  • countryside, 66% over the year,
  • cities, 70% over the year.

AVERAGE STAY: 4,5 DAYS

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

Turnover from stays in 2017: 3.5 thousand million euros, with more than 1 milliard in foreign currency.

Direct employment: 22,500 employees, including approximately 10,000 seasonal employees.

Répartition géographique :

Number of
complexes
Number of
apartments
Number of
beds
Seaside 761 58 616 251 722
Mountains 649 50 178 247 092
City 542 55 239 147 662
Countryside 236 22 541 103 044
Total 2 188 186 574 749 520