Quarterly Bulletin - 1st quarter of 2015
The employment estimated for the 1st quarter of 2015 in Azores, registered a positive evolution (5,6%) when compared with the same quarter of 2014. According to the available indicators, the Azorean economic activity has shown a global positive evolution.
Tourism - March 2015
Overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 19,1% in March 2015 compared with March 2014. From January to March, overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 23,8% compared with the same period in 2014. Overnight stays spent by residents increased by 20,1% and overnight stays spent by non-residents increased by 29,2%.
Guests registered an increase of 15,2% in March and an increase of 20,9% from January to March.
In March 2015, the average stay was 2,86 nights (3,6%) and the bed occupancy rate stood at 23,9% (3,0 p.p.).
Total revenue increased by 10,5% and revenue from accommodation also increased by 10,5% in March 2015.
RevPar was EUR 12,5 and registered an increase of 6,8%.