The tourist accommodation sector registered 2.4 million guests and 6.0 million overnight stays in April 2022, corresponding to year-on-year rates of change of +424.6% and 548.4%, respectively (+462.6% and +540.6% in March, in the same order). Compared to April 2019, there were increases of 1.6% and 1.1%, respectively. It is the first time since the beginning of the pandemic that growth has been recorded compared to the same period prior to the pandemic.
In April, the domestic market contributed with 1.9 million overnight stays and the external markets totalled 4.1 million, the highest value since the pandemic began. Compared to April 2019, the domestic market grew by 15.0% and foreign markets decreased by 4.4%.
In April, 22.9% of the tourist accommodation establishments were closed or had no movement of guests (32.6% in March; 50.4% in April 2021 and 88.5% in April 2020).
In the first four months of 2022, overnight stays increased by 449.2% (+181.0% in residents and +1 022.1% in non-residents). Compared to the same period in 2019, overnight stays decreased by 11.9% (+3.4% for residents and -18.4% for non-residents).