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British holidaymakers up 6.8% in first half of 2019

British holidaymakers up 6.8% in first half of 2019

Data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) shows that the Algarve’s tourism sector grew in the first half of 2019 in terms of revenue (+7.9%, reaching a total of €431 million), guests (+9.3%, 2.1 million) and overnight stays (+3.3%, 8.6 million) compared to the same period last year.

The growth was fuelled by increases in both the national and foreign markets, with more Portuguese and foreign tourists enjoying holidays in the Algarve.

Read more in the Algarve Resident