In April 2023, the tourist accommodation sector accounted for 2.7 million guests (+16.5%) and 6.8 million overnight stays (+13.8%), corresponding to EUR 497.1 million in total revenue (+28.6%), and EUR 373.6 million in revenue from accommodation (+29.4%). When compared to April 2019, there were increases of 48.4% in total revenue and 50.0% in revenue from accommodation.
The revenue per available room (RevPAR) stood at EUR 63.0 and the average daily rate (ADR) amounted to EUR 105.4 (+22.7% and +14.7%, respectively, vis-à-vis April 2022). When compared to April 2019, there were increases of 38.4% and 29.6%, respectively, corresponding to the largest increases compared to the pre-pandemic period.
In April, Easter had an expressive effect in the number of overnight stays in Albufeira, which got to 2nd position among the municipalities with greater representation in terms of the total number of overnight stays this month (share of 10.9%), despite continuing to register a reduction in the number of overnight stays compared to 2019, although less significant (-5.2% in the total, -11.2% concerning residents, and -3.7% regarding non-residents). Conversely, Porto (weight of 7.9%) and Funchal (share of 7.6%) maintained significant increases compared to April 2019 (+34.5% and +26.7% respectively), with resident overnight stays more than doubling in Funchal.
In the first four months of 2023, total overnight stays grew by 30.0% (+16.7% in residents and +37.1% in non-residents), which corresponded to increases of 46.8% in total revenue and 48.4% in revenue from accommodation (+40.2% and +43.6%, respectively, compared to the same period of 2019).
When considering all means of accommodation (tourist accommodation establishments, camping and holiday camps, and youth hostels), in the first four months of 2023, there were 8.4 million guests and 20.9 million overnight stays, corresponding to increases of 31.3% and 29.9%, respectively. When compared with the same period in 2019, overnight stays increased by 14.7% (+18.6% concerning residents and +13.0% regarding non-residents).