They are hoping September will show better figutes

Hoteliers and travel agencies in the province  estimate that hotel occupancy will fall in August for the first time in the last decade
Thery have also said that and July will show a fall  on previous years. 
Industry estimates show that in  August there will be  arpond 79% hotel occupancy  five percent less than the same month last year. 
In July the first half has been better than the second and is expected to close around 81% occupancy, a point less than in July last year 
Experts are confident that in September there is a slight rise from international tourism.

jmackie@costadelsol.st