The hotels in the algarve have risen the volume of business at 13.5% since the beginning of the year, after a rise of 6% in average occupancy per room. The data were yesterday revealed by the Association of Hotels and Tourist Enterprises of Algarve (AHETA), which recorded an occupancy rate of 86.1% in the past month of September, which means an increase of 1,6% in comparison with 2015.
The occupancy rates of tourist accommodation after the summer months, the second revealed to CM the president of AHETA, Elidérico Viegas, are above that “it is usual and that it was to be expected this time of the year”. The british tourists, germans, irish, and Dutch are looking to the hotels in the algarve, according to data from AHETA, the highlight goes to the markets in Dutch (+20,2%) and british (+10,7%).
on the other hand, the markets national and Spanish has been downhill, according to the hoteliers, as has been happening since the beginning of the year (- 3.3% -14,1% respectively).