Tourism - September 2016
Overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 17,6% in September 2016 compared with September 2015. From January to September, overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 20,9% compared with the same period in 2015. Overnight stays spent by residents increased by 19,2% and overnight stays spent by non-residents increased by 22,1%.
Guests registered an increase of 16,5% in September and an increase of 19,2% from January to September.
In September 2016, the average stay was 3,14 nights (1,0%) and the bed occupancy rate stood at 61,1% (4,8 p.p.).
Total revenue increased by 36,4% and revenue from accommodation increased by 31,1% in September 2016.
RevPar was EUR 48,9 and registered an increase of 21,9%.
Press Release of Quarterly Bulletin - 3rd quarter of 2016
The employment estimated for the 3rd quarter of 2016 in Azores, registered a positive evolution (+0,6%) when compared with previous quarter and a negative evolution (-0,1%) when compared with same quarter of 2015. According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution.