Tourist Activities, January 2017, INE

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Press Release:  15 March 2017 - 9 Page(s)
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Overnights stays in January 2017 increased 12.6%, mainly due to non residents (+17.6%)

Hotel establishments recorded 984.6 thousand guests and 2.4 million overnight stays in January 2017, figures that relate to year-on-year increases 1 of 14.0% and 12.6% respectively (+8.1% and +10.6% in December 2016). Overnight stays of the internal market increased by 2.4% (+5.1% in December 2016), and the ones from external markets increased by 17.6% (+14.0% in December).

The average stay declined (-1.2%, i.e. 2.43 nights) while the net bed occupancy rate went up (+2.7 p.p., i.e. 28.8%).

Revenue accelerated, with EUR 123.0 million (+18.1%) in total revenue and EUR 84.1 million (+17.2%) in revenue from accommodation.

Acceleration in guests and overnight stays comparing with December

In January 2017, hotel establishments welcomed 984.6 thousand guests who spent 2.4 million overnight stays (+14.0% and +12.6% respectively), accelerating compared with the results of December (+8.1% and +10.6%).

These increases, compared to the 4 th quarter of 2016, were less significant in the case of guests (+11.7% in the last 3 months of the previous year), but similar to those of overnight stays (+12.8% in that quarter).

Overnight stays in hotels increased by 15.3% and corresponded to 71.7% of the total. There was a significant rise in the number of overnight stays in “pousadas” (+37.1%), comparing with December (+17.0%).



Original title:  Overnights stays in January 2017 increased 12.6%, mainly due to non residents (+17.6%) - January 2017

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