In Umbria, according to the latest data updated to 25 April 2021, there are 4,243 hotels and other facilities (bed and breakfasts, guest houses, holiday homes, farmhouses).
The Umbria Region, on the other hand, publishes data relating to 2020, which concern tourist flows and which have naturally been affected by the pandemic.
Last year, a total of 1,177,596 arrivals and 3,174,318 presences were registered. Compared to 2019, we are at -53.1 percent for arrivals and -48.4 percent for overnights. Hotels, chosen by 43.9 per cent of tourists, have recorded a decrease of 57.4 per cent in arrivals and -54.7 per cent in presences. 56.1 percent chose non-hotel facilities, with a 45.1 percent drop in arrivals and 42 percent in overnight stays.
Domestic tourism (83.7 per cent) contributed to these figures, while foreign tourism accounted for 16.3 per cent.
The decrease of Italian tourists was 41.1 per cent in arrivals and 32.3 per cent in presences. Great drop of foreign tourists (-82.1 percent in arrivals, -76.8 percent in overnights). 46.6 percent of Italians and 29.8 percent of foreigners chose the hotel, preferably in medium-high categories; 70.2 per cent of foreigners and 53.4 per cent of Italians opted for other accommodation facilities, in particular for agritourisms, holiday homes and apartments, tourist rentals and country houses.
The average stay in hotels for Italian tourists was two days, that of foreigners 2.4 days. In non-hotel accommodation, stays were on average longer: 3.3 days for Italians, 5.3 days for foreigners. Umbria was mainly visited by tourists from Lazio, Lombardy, Campania, Umbria, Emilia Romagna, Veneto, Tuscany, Piedmont, Puglia and Marche. From abroad, however, the largest flow came from the Netherlands, then Germany, Belgium, Great Britain and France.
In 2020, compared to 2019, there was an increase in non-hotel establishments: +4.1 per cent for the number of structures and +1.5 per cent for beds, compared to a decrease in the hotel sector (-2 per one hundred number of structures, +2.9 percent of beds).