Turnover volume increase for hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars etc.

24/11/2005 09:30

According to the latest preliminary figures by Statistics Netherlands the turnover of Dutch hotels and restaurants increased by 3.8 percent in the third quarter of 2005 compared to the same period in 2004. Prices in hotels and restaurants increased by an average of about 1.8 percent, which means that the turnover volume was about 1.9 percent higher. In the second quarter of 2005 the turnover volume remained just about the same as the year before. In the period from 2001 up to the second quarter of 2005 the turnover volume of hotels and restaurants had fallen each quarter.

Greatest turnover increase among restaurants and hotels

Dutch restaurants produced a turnover growth rate of 4.2 percent in the third quarter of 2005 compared to the same period in 2004. Prices increased by 2.0 percent during the same period. Taking these price increases into account, the turnover volume of restaurants increased by 2.2 percent.
Hotels, including boarding houses and conference centres saw a 4.8 percent turnover increase.

Turnover of cafés, bars and pubs up by 3.5 percent

Dutch cafés, bars and pubs saw an increase of 3.5 percent in turnover during the third quarter of 2005 compared to the third quarter of 2004. Prices increased by 2.1 percent during this period. Taking this into account, the turnover volume of cafés etc. increased by 1.4 percent.

Also a turnover increase in cafeterias

Turnover in the third quarter of 2005 increased by 2.0 percent on the same period in 2004. In contrast to other catering branches, cafeterias saw turnover losses in the previous three quarters. Taking a 1.8 percent price increase into account, the turnover volume of cafeterias increased by a marginal 0.2 percent in the third quarter.