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Revenue tripled, but was lower than in the same period of 2020
Tourism activity
Revenue tripled, but was lower than in the same period of 2020 - January 2022
14 March 2022


The tourist accommodation sector registered 853.2 thousand guests and 2.0 million overnight stays in January 2022, corresponding to increases of 183.7% and 185.9%, respectively, and above the figures of December 2021 (+148.9% and +169.7%, in the same order). The levels attained in January 2022 were, however, lower than those observed in January 2020, a period when the effects of the pandemic were not yet felt, with reductions of 39.9% in the number of guests and 38.8% in overnight stays. 

In January, the domestic market contributed 857,7 thousand overnight stays (+104.5%) and the external markets amounted to 1.1 million (+308.7%). When compared with January 2020, there were decreases in the number of overnight stays of residents (-20.1%) and non-residents (-47.9%).

The total revenue from the tourist accommodation establishments amounted to EUR 106.4 million of which EUR 76.0 million referred to revenue from accommodation. When compared with January 2020, total revenue decreased by 39.1% and revenue from accommodation declined by 38.8%. The average revenue per available room (RevPAR) was EUR 15.6 in January (EUR 21.5 in December). The average daily rate (ADR) amounted to EUR 65.4 in January (EUR 73.8 in December). In January 2020, the RevPAR was EUR 24.9 and the ADR amounted to EUR 67.2.

In January 2022, considering all means of accommodation (tourist accommodation establishments, camping and holiday camps, and youth hostels), 912.3 thousand guests and 2.2 million overnight stays were recorded, corresponding to increases of 181.3% and 166.5%, respectively.

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