“Quality” not “quantity” for tourism in the Azores

Speaking in Velas on the island of São Jorge, the Social Democrat chairing the PSD/CDS-PP/PPM coalition executive stressed that the Azores are “increasingly contributing to the improvement of tourism.”

“[We want] Guarantee excellence tourism not only for installed capacity to ensure that demand is met, but also to boost demand through mobility means to stimulate supply in installed capacity,” he said.

However, he added, “always at the level of excellence, not at low prices.”

“Not for mass production, but above all for excellence, quality and added value. Mobility helps reinforce this strategy,” said José Manuel Boleiro.

On Wednesday, the Regional Statistical Office (SREA) reported that the number of overnight stays at tourist sites in the Azores tripled between January and April compared to the same period last year, but remained below the values ​​recorded in 2019, before the Covid pandemic. -19 pandemic.


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