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Significant increases in overnight stays and revenue
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Significant increases in overnight stays and revenue - February 2016
15 April 2016


Hotel establishments recorded 989.9 thousand guests and 2.6 million overnight stays in February 2016, the equivalent to year-on-year increases of 14.1% and 15.1% (+9.4% and +10.0% in January). The increase in overnight stays benefited from the contribution of the internal market (+11.3%) and even more from the external markets (+16.8%).
The average stay increased (+0.9%; 2.58 nights) as well as the net bed occupancy rate (+2.5 p.p., at 32.3%).
Revenue recorded quite considerable increases (+20.6% in total revenue and +20.7% in revenue from accommodation), above the ones recorded in January (+13.5% and +15.6%).

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