There were fewer Brits in November, but Algarve kept its occupancy rate

The rise of the Spanish and Portuguese markets offset the decline of the British

The global average occupancy rate per room, in November this year, was identical to that of 2018, despite the British market having registered a decrease of 17,4% compared to the same period of the previous year, according to data released this Friday , by the Association of Hotels and Touristic Enterprises of the Algarve (AHETA).

The rises in the Spanish (+41,4%), national (18,2%) and Dutch (15,4%) markets ended up offsetting the lower number of British customers.

Still, since the beginning of the year, customers coming from Her Majesty's Lands register an increase of 4,1%.

According to AHETA, "the accumulated room occupancy rate remains at the same level as in the same period of 2018 (+0,4%).

Sales volume increased by 4,9% compared to the same month of the previous year and recorded an accumulated increase of 3,1% since the beginning of the year.