Tourism Demand of Residents, 2Q 2012, INE

Page created: Friday, 2 November 2012 12:00GMT | Updated: Monday, 31 March 2014 14:31GMT

Press Release:  02 November 2012 - 1 Page(s)
Tourism  Tourism Demand  Tourists

In the 2nd quarter of 2012, 3.7 million tourist trips were made by residents in Portugal, totalling 7.1 million throughout the first six months of the year. The trips taken in the quarter under review resulted in around 11.8 million overnight stays, roughly the same figure recorded in the same period of 2011. While the number of trips increased by 6.7% in the 2nd quarter of 2012, the average number of nights per trip decreased to 3.2 nights (3.4 nights in the same period of the previous year). The private free accommodation significantly increased its weight to 73% of the total overnight stays in the 2nd quarter of 2012.

Original title:  Residents made 3.7 million tourist trips with 11.8 million overnight stays - 2nd Quarter 2012