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Accommodations is a large part of the tourism sector. Accommodations on PEI include cabins, cottages, housekeeping units, hotels, lodges, motels, inns, hostels, bed and breakfast establishments, resorts, recreational vehicle parks, trailer rentals, hostels, and campgrounds.
Tourism Indicators from the PEI Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture report that total overnight stays on the Island have decreased sharply since the pandemic began. In June 2020, total room nights sold on PEI were down 84.9 percent from a year earlier. By September 2020, total room nights sold on PEI were down 59.5 percent from a year earlier.
According to statistics from the province of PEI, 5,800 people worked in Accommodations and Food Services in 2019. According to the PEI Labour Force Survey, between November 2019 and November 2020 employment in the Accommodations and Food Service Sector on Prince Edward Island was down by 1,100.
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