Sociologists' data show that, compared with January 2020, that is, before the start of the pandemic, the total number of tourists increased by 3.2%, and overnight stays — by 6.5%.
The largest contribution in terms of tourist flow in the first month of this year was made by the British — they accounted for 14.8% of the total overnight stays of non-residents, followed by the markets of Germany (11.3%) and Spain (10.2%).
At the same time, compared to January 2020, the dynamics for overnight stays in most countries is negative:
Great Britain — minus 3.2 percent;
Sweden — minus 19.6;
Brazil — minus 15.4;
Denmark — 15.1.
But the largest surge was recorded in the markets of North America (53.1%), Poland (65.4%) and Ireland (48.1%), the number of guests from Germany also increased ( 9.9%) and Spain (11.4%).
Lisbon accounted for 32.6% of all overnight stays, followed by the north of the country (17.6%), Madeira (17.0%) and Algarve (16.3%).
Compared to 2020, growth is observed in all areas, especially in Madeira (20.9 percent), in the center of the country (6.2 percent) and in the north ( 5.3 percent).
The number of overnight stays in hotels accounted for 81.9% of the total, or 77.1% more compared to the same month in 2022 and 2.7% more compared to from January 2020.