Monte Gordo again registers the highest hotel occupancy rate in the Algarve

The zone zone of Monte Gordo/Vila Real de Santo António recorded, last January, the average occupancy rate […]

The zone zone of Monte Gordo/Vila Real de Santo António recorded, last January, the highest average hotel occupancy rate (60,1%) in the Algarve, more than double the average occupancy recorded in the entire region, in the same month, which was 26,9 .XNUMX%.

Thus, according to data released today by the Association of Hotels and Touristic Enterprises of the Algarve (AHETA), the overall average occupancy rate/room was 26,9% in the Algarve region in January, close to the figure for the same period in 2012 (+0,9p.p.).

Last month, the Lagos/Sagres area had the lowest occupancy rate, with just 14,1%.

AHETA, which clarifies that these data refer only to establishments in operation, not taking into account the closed units, also reveals that the total turnover presented a value identical to that registered in January 2012.

By nationality, the main increases were registered in the Dutch market (+1,3p.p.) and in the British (+0,5p.p.). The most important declines were seen in the German (‑1,1p.p.) and Spanish (‑0,2p.p.) markets.

the zone of Faro/Olhão (+6,1 pp) and Vilamoura/Quarteira/Quinta do Lago (+4,7 pp) had the biggest rises, while the main decline occurred in Portimão/Praia da Rocha (-9,9 pp).

By categories, the main decrease was registered in 5* hotels and aparthotels (-6,7p.p.). The 5* and 4* tourist villages and apartments (+8,2p.p.) and the 3* hotels and aparthotels (+5,6p.p.) were the ones that presented the biggest increases in occupations.

3* Hotels and Aparthotels were the ones with the highest occupancy (39,0%). The 3* tourist villages and apartments registered the lowest occupancy (20,5%).