Lisbon, Portugal, Hotel Market Report

With three recent announcements — the end of COVID-19 state of emergency, Portugal added to the UK green list and the Champions League Final moving to Porto — Portuguese hotels can expect an increase in international visitors.

Travel is currently heavily influenced by safety regulations

Since the post-Easter changes on domestic travel restrictions, interest in Portugal has been steadily growing. This has been reinforced by the news that UK tourists can visit Portugal by May 17th, and restrictions will be eased. Additionally, the Champions League has announced that the final will be moved from Istanbul to Porto amid travel restrictions.

Top countries searching

There’s been a steady increase of demand in Lisbon, boosted by British travelers. The UK represents nearly 50% of flight searches, over the next 30 days.

Week of May 7th

Week of May 14th

Lisbon hotel search index

Hotel searches are steadily increasing. Similar to flight searches, there has been an increase of over 40% in hotel searches by British travelers.

Porto demand for week of May 7th

Since the first announcement that the European Champions League Final could move to Porto, there’s been an incredible spike in demand.

Porto demand shift for week of May 14th

Demand following announcement that the Champions League Final could move to Porto.

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