Energy efficiency in the Spanish hotel sector

Hotel Fuerte Conil, buque insignia de la cadena en materia de sostebilidad

As part of the “How to promote energy efficiency” campaign, the Spanish Technological Platform for Energy Efficiency and PwC have published a report on how to do this in the Spanish hotel sector, a document whose main purpose is to help identify the challenges and opportunities being faced by the various players who ought to be taking part in the hotel sector’s energy efficiency project.

The tourism sector in Spain is an international benchmark, as the fourth most visited country and the second by related income in the world. Spain received around 57.7 million foreign tourists last year, bringing in income of €55.594 billion, which is a 5.7% year-on-year increase.

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In 2012, the tourism sector represented around 10.5 % of the country’s GDP.

Article published in: FuturENERGY October 2013