Algarve Tourism Positive

AlgarveThe tourism shown improvements in the Algarve on October over the same month of 2012 , with the rates of global occupations grow at around 7 % . Also the bussiness increased by 7 % .

According to a statement from AHETA , the overall average occupancy rate / room was 60.9 % , an increase of 7.9% compared to 2012 , while the overall average occupancy rate / bed was 46.9 % plus 7.0% .

In terms of nationalities , the decline in the domestic market ( 20.1 % ) and Spain ( -7.5 % ) .On uphills, to emphasize the issuer German ( 57.7 % ) , British ( 1.4% ) , and French ( +31.7 % ) .

Portimão / Praia da Rocha ( +14.0 % ) , Lagos / Sagres ( +12.7 % ) and Vila Real de Santo António / Monte Gordo ( +9.6 % ) were the regions with the largest increase in occupancy rates . Vilamoura / Quarteira / Quinta do Lago ( 66.8 % ) had the highest average occupancy , followed by the Albufeira area ( 65.6 % ) .

In terms of categories , ” the tourist villages and apartments of 3 stars ( +11.6 % ) were the ones with the biggest rise in occupations , followed by the hotels and apartment 3 stars ( +10.3 % ) . Hotels and apartment hotels 3 stars were also those who had the highest occupancy ( 63.8 % ) . The 2 stars showed the lowest ( 55.1 %). “

World Travel Awards 2013 winners – Portugal again…

logo-world-travel-awardsIt is with a great pleasure that we announce the winners of the 20th World Travel Awards, voted by travel agents worldwide. Portugal has achieved 9 awards in the 2013 World Travel Award Winners for Europe, all these prizes are among the Tee Times T.O. offers for your fantastic holidays.

Madeira was honored with the best Europe’s Leading Design Hotel – The Vine Hotel. Algarve received also the prize for Europe’s Leading Boutique Resort – Vila Joya, and Europe’s Leading Villa Resort – Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel is the other awarded nominee in the 2013 WTA, that make Portugal one of the best countries for your excelence holidays destination.

Congratulations to all.