Algarve hotel bookings up 8.8% in February

February was another boom month for Algarve hotels, with bookings up 8.8% compared to the same month in 2015. This translates into 45% of the region’s hotel rooms booked. Hotel and resorts association AHETA says Carvoeiro/Armação de Pêra (+10.7 percentage points), Monte Gordo/VRSA (+9.4pp) and Albufeira (+4.1pp) celebrated the highest increases, while data also shows there were more German (+2pp) and British (+1.1pp) tourists in the Algarve.