Again turnover growth in sector hotels and restaurants

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), hotels, restaurants, snack bars and pubs recorded a 0.9 percent turnover growth in Q4 relative to the preceding quarter. Turnover grows almost 4 years continuously. The volume of sales (refreshments and overnight stays) also increased.

Relative to 2015, the sector hotels and restaurants recorded an 6.5 percent turnover growth. Such a high growth rate has not occurred since 2001.

Turnover developments sector hotels and restaurants (seasonally adjusted)
Turnover developments sector hotels and restaurants (seasonally adjusted)
 TurnoverVolume (turnover adjusted for price developments)
2011 I103.8102
2011 II104.7102.2
2011 III104.9102.1
2011 IV105.7102.3
2012 I106.3102.6
2012 II106.5101.9
2012 III105.6100.9
2012 IV105.2100.3
2013 I10599.5
2013 II106.6100.7
2013 III107.7101.1
2013 IV108.4101.6
2014 I110.2103.2
2014 II112.1104.5
2014 III113.3105.3
2014 IV114.9106.6
2015 I115.8106.9
2015 II119.3109.6
2015 III119.7109.2
2015 IV122.1110.9
2016 I122.7110.5
2016 II124.7111.6
2016 III129114.7
2016 IV130.1115.7

Hotels show biggest growth

Hotels achieved the highest turnover growth in Q4, by 2 percent. Snack bars, tearooms, fast food restaurants, meal delivery services and ice-cream parlours saw 1.4 percent turnover growth in Q4. Restaurants realised a turnover growth of 0.6 percent. However pubs (also including pubs serving meals and coffee bars) showed an turnover decline.

Turnover developments sector hotels and restaurants, Q4 2016
Turnover developments sector hotels and restaurants, Q4 2016
 TurnoverVolume
Sector hotels and restaurants0.90.8
Hotels ¹⁾2
Snackbars1.41
Restaurants0.60.3
Cafés-0.5-0.8

Highest turnover growth in 16 years

Relative to 2015, the sector hotels and restaurants recorded an 6.5 percent turnover growth. Such a high growth rate has not occurred since 2001. The volume of sales grew by an average of 3.9 percent.

With almost 10 percent, snack bars had the highest growth rate compared to 2015. Snack bars (chips, sandwiches and other snacks) have never achieved such high growth figures. Restaurants and pubs achieved also turnover growth, by more than 6 and almost 6 percent respectively.

Turnover developments sector hotel and restaurants
Turnover developments sector hotel and restaurants
 Series 0
20006.6
20014
20022.5
2003-2.3
2004-0.3
20052.8
20065
20075
2008-0.3
2009-5.3
2010-1.1
20114.8
20121.1
20130.9
20145.3
20155.9
20166.5

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