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Hotel online bookings up, reveals website

According to hoteis.com, the hotel bookings website, Albufeira is among the top destinations in the country  among Portuguese bookers.

Compared with same period in 2010, Albufeira had an increase of 205%, only surpassed by Palma de Mallorca, which recorded a rise of 225%.

The research also shows that 11 Portuguese holiday destinations appear in the top 20 results of the study made by hoteis.com, of which five are in the Algarve.

The top 20 were:

1. Palma de Mallorca: 225%; 2. Albufeira: 205%; 3. Vilamoura: 175%; 4. Fátima: 170%; 5. Venice: 170%; 6. Porto: 165%; 7. Brussels: 160%; 7. Cascais: 160%; 7. Figueira da Foz: 160%; 10. Tavira: 155%; 11. Barcelona: 150%; 12. Funchal: 145%; 13. Portimão: 140%; 14. Berlin: 125%; 14. Lagos: 125%; 16. Marbella: 120%; 17. Seville: 110%; 17. Sintra: 110%; 19. Paris: 100%; 20. Benidorm: 95%.