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Hotel occupancy in the Algarve exceeds expectations

Hotel occupancy in the Algarve rose in May compared to last year. The occupancy rate was 64.6%, 4.4% more than in 2014. Turnover also increased 5.3%.

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - Algarve

Hotel occupancy in the Algarve rose in May compared to last year. The occupancy rate was 64.6%, 4.4% more than in 2014. Turnover also increased 5.3%.

According to data released today by the Association of Hotels and Resorts in the Algarve (AHETA), the German market - which rose 1.9% - and the UK - which increased 0.9% - were the main contributors to this rise.

The regions of Monte Gordo/Vila Real de Santo António (+14.3%) and Carvoeiro/Armação de Pera (+14.2%) were those that showed the largest increases.

Albufeira, the main touristic area of ​​Algarve, recorded the same annual occupation. On the other hand, the area of ​​Vilamoura/Quarteira /Quinta do Lago was the one that recorded the higher room occupancy rate (71.8%). The lowest occurred in Tavira (53.4%).

By categories, three-stars hotels and apartment hotels (+11.4%) and five- and four-stars villas and apartments (+2.6%) were those with the largest increases.

The three-stars villas and apartments recorded the lowest occupancy (52.3%), while three-stars hotels and apartment hotels recorded the highest (72.4%).

Source: Sul Informação