The collection of Art, Culture and Tourism Centers reached 2,575,870.11 euros during the recently completed month of March, which represents a decrease of 0.98% compared to the same period last year.


The stores of the Centers invoiced by value of 295,245.81 euros, 11.41% more with respect to March of 2018, whereas the income of the service of restoration increased 3,49% until reaching 553,942.30 euros.


The Centers received 257,567 visitors during the past month, 7,613 less than in March 2018, which translates into a decrease of 2.87% compared to the same month last year. As a result, revenue from ticket sales fell by 3.03% to reach a total of 1,721,147.00 euros.


On the other hand, it should be noted that the Guacimeta airport registered a 2.6% increase in passenger traffic compared to March 2018, according to data made public by AENA.



Comparison between the first two quarters of 2019 and 2018


However, the following comparison can be made between the results of the most significant business units of the EPEL-CACT during the first quarters of the years 2019 and 2018:


Concepts 2019 2018 Difference%


Inputs 4,907,247 10 4,960,641 44 -53,394.34 -1.08%


Restoration 1,569,198 29 1,508,470 34 60,727.95 4.03%


Stores 828,580 10 726,154.79 102,425.31 14,11%


Total collection 7,329,390.99 7,266,489.57 62,901.42 0.87%



Similarly, the comparison between the number of people who have enjoyed the Centers of Art, Culture and Tourism of the Cabildo of Lanzarote during this same period is as detailed below:



                               2019 2018 Difference%


No. of visitors 731,538 739,291 -7,753 -1.05%