Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  2/
Tourism            
Visitor Arrivals (excluding Malaysian arrivals by land) '000 2017 17,423.0 6.2 16,403.6 7.7
Hotel Occupancy Rate 3/ % 2017 84.7 1.9 83.1 -1.1
Available Room Nights 4/ '000  2017 20,248.3 5.5 19,195.2  6.7

Data are preliminary when first released.
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3 Data under the column for '% change (y-o-y)' refer to percentage point change.
4 Refers to room-nights available for occupancy. Excludes rooms closed for renovations and staff use as declared in the statutory forms. Figures refer to hotels with 50 or more rooms.