Tourism barometer of the Brussels Capital Region

Study and analyses

The purpose of this barometer is to provide a clear view of the tourism industry in Brussels Region, via interactive reports, presenting data about bednights, hotels, museums or attractions and guided tours.


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The purpose of the hotel barometer is to provide a monthly view on the performance of the hotel industry.
It gives the occupancy rates and average prices of hotel rooms on monthly basis. This report is an extract of the report received by hotels participating to the study.
The data comes from the research company MkG Hospitality which collects and treat them from a sample of hotels.
Please be aware that the weekly figures are based on a restricted panel which varied from week to week and was made up of around 60 establishments.

The purpose of the barometer of overnights is to give a monthly view on the bednights spent by tourists in Brussels. It gives a total view of the bednights by month and splits them by purpose of the trip (leisure / professional) and by country of origin of tourists. The data comes from the National Statistics Office who collects them from hotels in Brussels.
Boitsfort - Bosvoorde
Rue Middelbourg - Middelburgstraat
© - Jean-Paul Remy - 2017

The private rentals barometer (data provider : AllTheRooms) gives a monthly overview of the evolution of the private rentals offer in Brussels-Capital Region. It also shows the performance of this kind of accommodation such as the number of overnights and the average price.

Canal - Kanaal - MIMA
© - Jean-Paul Remy - 2020

The barometer of museums and attractions is built from the collection of visitors’ statistics (permanent collections and temporary exhibitions) from a panel of museums and attractions in Brussels. This panel can evolve in time by adding a new museum but all figures and evolutions are done on a constant scope : when a museum enters the panel, its past data are also included in the figures.

Quality Academy
ISELP expo games & politics - street art walk
© - Jean-Paul Remy - 2019

This 12-month Visitors' satisfaction barometer gives some highlights of online satisfaction survey and is part of the Quality Scheme for Brussels tourism. In this way we have the possibility to improve the quality of specific targets.