Overnight stays by North Americans up 27.3% in June vs 2019

  • Lusa
  • 29 July 2022

The North American market represents a share of 8.5% of total overnight stays by non-residents.

The North American market, with a share of 8.5% of total overnight stays by non-residents, stood out with a growth of 27.3% in June compared to the same month of 2019, Portugal’s national statistics institute, INE, announced on Friday.

In a statement on the evolution of the accommodation sector in June this year, the INE also highlights that, compared to June 2019, the growths recorded by the Czech (+61.6%), Danish (+50.8%) and Romanian (+30.9%) markets were also highlighted.

With regard to decreases in June compared to the same month in 2019, INE says the largest were recorded in the Brazilian (-20.8%) and French (-13.1%) markets.

The British market (with 22.4% of total non-resident overnight stays in June) decreased by 0.6% compared to June 2019, INE indicates, adding that overnight stays by German guests (12.0% of the total) decreased by 4.7%.

INE also says that all 17 main source markets recorded expressive increases in June, accounting for 88.1% of non-resident overnight stays at tourist accommodation establishments that month.

By regions, INE says that overnight stays increased in all of them in June compared to the same month of 2021, with the Algarve accounting for 31.2% of overnight stays, followed by the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (24.5%), the North (15.5%) and the Autonomous Region of Madeira (11.7%).

Compared to June 2019, there were increases in Madeira (+16.8%), North (+6.2%), Autonomous Region of the Azores (+6.1%) and Lisbon Metropolitan Area (+0.1%) and the largest decrease was observed in Algarve (-8.1%).