The tourist accommodation sector registered 2.9 million guests and 7.7 million overnight stays in September 2022, corresponding to increases of +41.3% and +37.4%, respectively (+33.2% and +32.3% in August, in the same order). When compared with September 2019, there was growths of 0.2% and 0.7%, respectively.
In September, when considering the most representative municipalities in the national total concerning tourist activity, Albufeira stands out, with a reduction in overnight stays compared to 2019, mainly from non-residents (-16.4% for non-residents and -5.8% for residents).
The total revenue increased by 70.3% to EUR 608.2 million and the revenue from accommodation amounted to EUR 469.2 million, increasing by 74.5%. Compared to September 2019, there were increases of 21.3% and 22.5% in total revenue and revenue from accommodation, respectively.
The revenue per available room (RevPar) stood at EUR 78.0 in September and the average daily rate (ADR) amounted to EUR 115.6 (+62.6% and +26.5% compared to September 2021, respectively). When compared to September 2019, RevPar increased by 17.7% and ADR grew by 18.9%.
In the 3rd quarter of 2022, the number of overnight stays increased by 48.8% (+2.9% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2019). Overnight stays from residents decreased by 3.6% (+10.8% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2019) and those from non-residents increased by 108.3% (-0.8% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2019). In this quarter, the total revenue increased by 78.1% (+24.4% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2019) and the revenue from accommodation increased by 81.2% (+25.2% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2019).
In the first nine months of 2022, considering all means of accommodation (tourist accommodation establishments, camping and holiday camps, and youth hostels), there were 22.6 million guests and 61.3 million overnight stays registered, corresponding to increases of 105.1% and 103.7%, respectively. When compared with the same period in 2019, the number of overnight stays decreased by 2.6% (+4.6% concerning residents and -6.3% for non-residents).