The count made by the Hotel Association Destination Bilbao, which includes most of the hotels of 2, 3, 4 and 5 stars of the Bilbao metropolitan area, during the celebration of the Biennial of the Machine-Tool and the Advertising Festival the Sun, is labeled by the collectively as "interesting" and analyzed. According to a spokesman, "this figure should be broken down between the two events that have happened this week, which have meant that the average occupancy of the hotel partners reached a 91.40% during the Fair of the Machine Tool and a 91.21% during the Festival the Sun
The assessment of the Biennial by the partners is positive, especially as the frame within the known and adverse economic situation. However, they recognize that the availability of rooms during the event and the falling of the average price reveal a smaller impact than in previous editions. In many cases, they say, the occupation has been achieved on the basis of the loyal corporate clients in each of the establishments, as well as the small events held on them and framed out of the theme of the fair.
As for the Festival the Sun, the assessment has the same recognition as in the previous case, "with a greater impact on the closest establishments to the headquarters of the enet. The continuity of this initiative in the city of Bilbao until at least the year 2016 requires us to work hand in hand with the institutions so that every year the economic impact both in Bilbao and Biscay is grows"insist the same partners.
The Destination Bilbao Hotel Association was established in the year 2001 and comprises most of the hotels of 2, 3, 4 and 5 stars of the Bilbao´s metropolitan area. Encompasses 24 hotels located in the heart and business area of Bilbao, next to major transport links, the airport or the fairgrounds BEC. And its goal is to enhance Bilbao as a tourist destination with manifestations of its own and distinct identity. The association actively participates, along with the public institutions, government agencies and private companies in the design of the promotional activities carried out to provide their opinions and experience.