Hotel establishments recorded 5.6 million overnight stays in September 2015, corresponding to a year-on-year increase of 6.2% (+2.5% in August). The internal market grew 5.0% (+0.6% in the previous month), while the external markets had a 6.6% increase (+3.7% in August).
There was a 4.1% decline in average stay to 2.88 nights. The net bed occupancy rate (59.1%) increased 1.7 p.p. when compared with September 2014.
Revenue increased quite considerably (+14.7% in total revenue and +16.9% in revenue from accommodation), surpassing the results from the preceding month (+10.0% and +10.8%).