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 2015: 3.3 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 820 62 213 269 842
Mountains 686 52 862 268 072
City 541 53 643 143 647
Countryside 248 23 003 103 994
Total 2 295 191 721 785 555