"The highest occupancy rate was 71.44 percent recorded by hotels in the district of Badung with the lowest at 46.59 percent in the Buleleng district," the Bali`s Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said.
In Denpasar the occupancy rates of star-rated hotels averaged 68.83 percent in May, 2018, up 4.87 percentage points from April, I Nyoman Gede Subadri, an official of the provincial office of BPS, said here on Tuesday.
In the district of Gianyar , the occupancy rate was 52.74 percent , up 5.08 percentage points in the same period.
In the district of Karangasem , the occupancy rate rose to 48.48 percent from 41.88 percent.
Four star hotels in Bali recorded the highest increase in occupancy rate in May averaging 72.05 percent , up 3.94 percentage points from 68.11 percent in April .
The second highest growth was recorded by two star hotels with occupancy rates averaging 68.15 percent in May , up 5.94 percentage points from the previous month.
Five-star hotels recorded recorded occupancy rates averaging 64.75 percent in May , up slightly by 1.08 percentage points from April and one-star hotels recorded occupancy rate of 52.08 percent , up 6.37 percentage points month to month.
I Nyoman Gede Subadri said Bali recorded 528,512 visits by foreign tourists in May up 2.27 percent from the previous month.
The number of visits in May , 2018 rose 8 percent year-on-year.
Altogether in the first five months of the year, Bali recorded 2.38 million visits by foreign tourists up 1.79 percent from the same period last year .
In the whole of this year, Bali hopes to chalk up 6.8 million visits by foreign tourists, I Nyoman Gede Subadri said.