Occupancy of hotel units in the Algarve with an average increase of 4,4 percent in May

The average occupancy per room of the Algarve hotel units grew 4,4 percent in May, compared to the same month […]

The average occupancy per room of the Algarve's hotel units grew 4,4 percent in May, compared to the same month in 2016, according to the Association of Hotels and Touristic Enterprises of the Algarve (AHETA).

In addition to an average occupancy rate of 73 percent, last month was also marked by a 14 percent year-on-year increase in sales volume.

By geographical areas, the largest increases in occupation took place in Sotavento, with the Tavira area experiencing a growth of 15,1% and that of Monte Gordo/VRSA of 5,5 percent. Close behind comes the area of ​​Vilamoura/Quarteira/Quinta do Lago (+5,2%). “Albufeira, the main tourist area in the Algarve, registered a rise of 3,1%”, added AHETA.

These numbers were helped by a substantial reinforcement of the Irish and British market, which grew, respectively, 15,5 and 12,9 percent, compared to the months of May 2016 and 2017, as well as the French market, which sent another 7,2 .XNUMX% of tourists to the Algarve than in the same month of the previous year.

Since the beginning of the year, the occupancy rate per room of hotels and tourist developments in the Algarve has already increased by 5,7 percent year-on-year.

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