According to the National Statistics Institute (INE): “In the first nine months of the year, income grew by 33.3 percent in total and 35.3 percent relative to accommodations”, to a total of €1,629,900 and €1,244,700 million, respectively.
However, when compared to the same period in 2019, before the covid-19 pandemic, total income decreased by 53 percent and income from accommodations decreased by 52.7 percent.
The Algarve concentrated 36 percent of total income and 36.1 percent of income from accommodations in September, followed by the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (20.2 percent and 21.1 percent, in the same order) and the North (13.6 percent and 13.9 percent, respectively).
In tourist accommodation establishments as a whole, the average income per available room (RevPAR) stood at €47.9 in September, having increased by 58.2 percent, when in September 2019 the RevPAR had been €66.3.
The highest RevPAR values were registered in Algarve (€63.6), Madeira (€58.9) and Azores (€53.8).
In tourist accommodation establishments as a whole, the average income per occupied room (ADR) reached €92 in September, having grown by 12.4 percent, when in September 2019, the ADR had been €97.2.
Finally, the net bed occupancy rate in tourist accommodation establishments (44.0 percent) increased 13.2 percentage points in September (+14.7 points in August).
In September, the highest bed occupancy rates were registered in Madeira (66.7 percent), Azores (54.1 percent) and the Algarve (48.9 percent).