The tourist accommodation sector registered 1.2 million guests and 2.9 million overnight stays in February 2022, corresponding to increases of 507.0% and 527.1%, respectively, above the figures of January 2022 (+182.3% and +185.0%, in the same order). The levels attained in February 2022 were, however, lower than those observed in February 2020, a period when the effects of the pandemic were not yet felt, with reductions of 21.2% in the number of guests and 23.1% in overnight stays.
In February, the domestic market contributed 1.2 million overnight stays and the external markets amounted to 1.8 million. When compared with February 2020, there were decreases in the number of guests of both residents (-11.1%) and non-residents (-29.2%).
The total revenue from the tourist accommodation establishments amounted to EUR 153.7 million of which EUR 111.0 million referred to revenue from accommodation. When compared with February 2020, the total revenue decreased by 20.9% and revenue from accommodation declined by 19.5%.
The average revenue per available room (RevPAR) was EUR 24.3 in February (EUR 15.6 in January). The average daily rate (ADR) amounted to EUR 68.3 in February (EUR 66.6 in January). When compared to February 2020, the RevPAR decreased by 15.0% and the ADR increased by 5.3%.
In the first two months of the year, there was a 322.4% increase in the total number of overnight stays (+168.3% in residents and +597.9% in non-residents). Compared to the same period in 2020, overnight stays decreased by 30.4% (-15.4% for residents and -37.9% for non-residents). In this period, the total revenue increased by 408.5% and the revenue from accommodation grew by 393.2%. Compared with the same period in 2020, the total revenue decreased by 29.4% and the revenue from accommodation decreased by 28.6%.
In the first two months of the year, considering all means of accommodation (tourist accommodation establishments, camping and holiday camps, and youth hostels), there were 2.2 million guests and 5.4 million overnight stays registered, corresponding to increases of 307.0% and 282.3%, respectively.