The results of hotel performance in 2015 have been published and reveal that the highest level of hotel occupancy was in the Balearics. While the national average for the whole of the year was 57.1%, the rate in the Balearics was 75.6%, ahead of the Canaries with 74.4%, Valencia in 58.2% and Catalonia with 57.2%. However, when it comes to the measurement of overnight stays - often taken as a stronger indicator of performance - the Balearics scooped 25.1% of international tourist stays. This was three per cent down on 2014 and behind the Canaries with 28.4% and a rise of 1.6%. Catalonia was third in this respect, with 18.3% and a slight drop of 0.7%.