Statistics

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Travel & Tourism Industry Statistics
The tourism industry brought 30.1 million domestic and international visitors to the Commonwealth in 2018. Tourism is one of Massachusetts' key industries, accounting for nearly $24.2 billion in direct spending in 2018 and generating $1.6 billion in state and local taxes, as well as supporting 153,200 jobs and $5.6billion in wages. On Cape Cod in calendar year 2018, direct tourism spending in Barnstable County was $1.32 billion, supporting 10,844 travel-related jobs and $357.7 million in wages, while generating $133 million in state and local taxes. On average, day trip guests to Cape Cod spend $200 per travel party per day, and overnight guests spend about $800 per travel party per trip.

Source: U.S. Travel Association, U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, The Census Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries and Tourism Economics: U.S. Resident Travel Abroad. FY 28 TNS.

See the findings of a Sports Marketing Strategy Report, prepared for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce in April 2015.

Tourism Statistics

STR DATA
Barnstable County                       
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
January            

 

 

 

 

Occupancy 19.9% 23.9% 20.2% 28.8% 30.1% 31%

32.6%

30.8%

29.3%

28.2%

ADR $129.63 $109.53 $114.02 $100.78 $101.96 $99.22

$95.97

$90.90

$88.93

$84.98

RevPAR $25.81 $26.23 $22.98 $29.00 $30.66 $30.71 $31.27 $28.00 $26.04 $24.57
February                    
Occupancy 25.6% 32.5% 28.7% 35.1% 34.9% 37% 34.5% 35.3% 40.1% 35.2%
ADR $146.95 $119.87 $102.82 $111.69 $112.54 $104.70 $100.94 $103.27 $94.50 $93.88
RevPAR $37.63 $38.90 $36.16 $39.15 $39.26 $38.53 $4.81 $36.41 $37.86 $33.08
March                    
Occupancy 28.5% 19.2% 28.6% 44.6% 35.6% 38% 37.9% 33.9% 34.2% 37.9%
ADR $134.76 $102.82 $120.05 $106.27 $105.14 $103.67 $101.78 $96.89 $93.80 $92.06
RevPAR $38.39 $19.72 $34.32 $47.41 $37.39 $39.35 $38.60 $32.84 $32.09 $34.61
April                    
Occupancy 33.4% 12% 35.7% 46.4% 45.4% 46.9% 44.1% 44.6% 40.1% 42.4%
ADR $166.61 $81.94 $134.62 $118.71 $121.11 $116.19 $113.30 $107.47 $104.19 $103.65
RevPAR $55.67 $9.80 $48.03 $55.12 $55.01 $54.47 $49.91 $47.91 $41.77 $43.74
May                    
Occupancy 40.1% 12.1%% 46% 52.9% 53.2% 53.8% 57.7% 53.8% 52.9% 51%
ADR $205.79 $94.65 $170.08 $149.12 $147.25 $146.78 $138.38 $129.31 $124.55 $125.52
RevPAR $82.56 $11.43 $78.18 $78.93 $78.34 $79.04 $79.87 $69.60 $66.85 $64.06
June                    
Occupancy 63.2% 25.3% 62.3% 68.3% 66.6% 65.4% 69.1% 65.1% 66.1% 69.1%
ADR $291.62 $222.40 $231.16 $196.49 $187.87 $181.16 $174.37 $164.74 $156.77 $152.16
RevPAR $184.43 $56.33 $143.92 $134.15 $125.04 $118.52 $120.53 $107.18 $103.59 $105.17
July                    
Occupancy 76.9% 56.5% 75.9% 77.1% 76.3% 77.4% 79.8% 77.6% 78% 77.2%
ADR $400.66 $34.78 $322.81 $272.08 $261.82 $260.98 $241.32 $230.29 $216.74 $206.45
RevPAR $307.91 $184.17 $244.93 $209.75 $199.75 $202.03 $192.68 $178.68 $168.99 $159.33
August                    
Occupancy 72.8% 66.9% 78.3% 80.0% 80.0% 80.1% 81.7% 84.6% 85% 82%
ADR $416.86 $352.48 $333.82 $282.47 $269.49 $272.05 $258.71 $246.52 $230.08 $219.23
RevPAR $303.54 $235.75 $261.30 $226.28 $215.59 $217.85 $211.33 $208.51 $195.65 $179.67
September                    
Occupancy   48.3% 62% 69.3% 67.6% 69.2% 69.9% 67.4% 67.2% 68.8%
ADR   $274.78 $207.61 $182.22 $176.25 $180.70 $170.70 $150.96 $144.45 $142.27
RevPAR   $132.66 $128.66 $126.36 $119.21 $125.00 $119.29 $101.80 $97.14 $97.73
October                    
Occupancy   31.6% 48.9% 57.3% 57.7% 56.9% 58.6% 57% 58.3% 57.7%
ADR   $180.51 $159.93 $145.62 $143.18 $145.59 $138.74 $130.80 $121.22 $118.46
RevPAR   $57.03 $77.96 $83.25 $82.58 $82.87 $81.25 $74.50 $70.70 $65.65
November                    
Occupancy   25.4% 34.4% 38.4% 38.9% 38.9% 37% 38.4% 40% 38.8%
ADR   $118.87 $133.87 $121.84 $117.36 $117.92 $111.38 $110.61 $102.47 $99.84
RevPAR   $30.15 $45.84 $46.76 $45.65 $45.82 $41.23 $42.47 $41.02 $38.78
December                    
Occupancy   17.3% 26.3% 31.6% 30.9% 33.0% 30.8% 30.7% 33.3% 31.1%
ADR   $131.91 $136.88 $117.00 $115.98 $111.26 $106.90 $104.29 $96.91 $92.44
RevPAR   $22.81 $36.02 $36.99 $35.81 $36.69 $32.94 $32.02 $32.26 $28.78

 

CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE VISITS 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
January 173,766 162,342 115,019 111,813 131,242 113,352 102,685 111,097 122,736 124,095
February 151,898 135,718 132,239 123,189 140,975 129,325 81,406 101,675 135,646 131,024
March 179,862 167,258 160,318 173,714 157,749 208,635 127,654 156,312 184,199 230,858
April 277,057 201,571 219,559 198,375 252,657 256,518 277,152 234,233 238,561 262,381
May 335,950 276,179 364,695 304,414 311,446 353,450 355,226 349,571 345,486 329,107
June 513,321 444,372 447,107 492,219 520,858 556,738 512,052 570,175 466,484 499,236
July 589,504 776,924 665,409 639,254 774,433 863,382 900,628 842,802 832,670 881,328
August 641,339 683,757 752,184 773,806 798,611 1,003,740 953,696 951,461 917,976 852,951
September   509,143 556,858 525,186 482,525 554,245 544,031 504,970 583,050 493,044
October   389,557 322.952 307,047 284,066 351,234 343,666 303,705 381,849 365,664
November   211,663 184,546 159,980 190,147 198,476 189,549 196,787 197,304 166,124
December   162,639 191,552 147,013 110,259 133,249 145,023 133,511 125,644 135,026
TOTAL:   4,121,125 4,122,438 3,956,010 4,154,968 4,722,344 4,532,768 4,456,299 4,531,605 4,470,838

 

BARNSTABLE MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT TRAFFIC
2021 2020  2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
January 2,797 4,970  4,442 5,543 6,661 6,363 5,852 5,990 7,269 7,067 6,304 6,850
February 2,871 4,516 3,780 4,492 6,088 5,890 4,326 5,916 5,872 7,177 6,226 7,073
March 4,406 4,458 5,580 5,051 5,954 7,153 6,260 7,754 8,483 7,866 7,455 6,851
April 3,773 2,935 4,820 5,455 6,080 6,869 7,002 7,740 8,396 8,196 6,635 8,430
May 5,455 3,650 5,316 6,161 6.625 7,368 8,241 8,806 8,932 8,357 8,046 9,040
June 6,347 4,526 5,667 7,417 7,331 9,667 8,629 9,534 8,802 9,338 8,383 9,367
July 6,832 5,543 7,622 7,004 7,855 9,861 10,636 10,265 9,993 10,944 9,747 11,392
August   6,045 7,623 6,796 8,273 10,480 10,186 10,771 10,327 11,263 9,299 11,011
September   5,150 6,378 5,014 5,737 8,634 8,189 8,823 9,276 9,425 8,979 9,548
October   4,695 5,252 5,184 7,252 8,600 7,821 8,278 9,900 8,355 9,007 8,825
November   3,699 5,002 4,577 7,018 8,204 6,619 7,707 8,091 8,382 8,651 7,934
December   3,192 4,635 4,656 6,142 8,106 6,207 7,939 6,687 7,779 8,131 7,400
TOTAL:   53,379 66,117 67,350 74,397 97,195 89,968 99,523 102,028 104,149 96,863 103,721

 

SOCIAL MEDIA REACH As of September 2021
Facebook -  @VisitCapeCod (total #) 47,500
Twitter - @VisitCapeCod (total #) 17,100
@DougtheQuahog (Twitter & Facebook) 5,900
Pinterest - @VisitCapeCod (total #) 1,680
Instagram - @VisitCapeCod (total #) 33,900
YouTube @VisitCapeCod (total # of views in 2021) 37.8 k views

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