The tourist accommodation sector registered 460.0 thousand guests and 946.8 thousand overnight stays in April 2021, corresponding to year-on-year rates of change of 762.6% and 510.8%, respectively, in relation to the same month of 2020, when the tourist activity practically ceased (-59.6% and -67.1% in March, in the same order). Compared to April 2019, guests decreased by 80.3% and overnight stays declined by 84.2%.
Overnight stays of residents grew by 517.0% (-20.8% in March) and those of non-residents increased by 496.5% (-86.7% in the previous month). Compared to April 2019, there were decreases of 60.3% and 93.5%, respectively.
In the first four months of the year, total overnight stays decreased by 70.1%, resulting from changes of -39.0% in residents and -85.6% in non-residents.
In April, 47.6% of the tourist accommodation establishments were closed or had no movement of guests (60.4% in March).