According to the rapid estimate of tourist activity, published by INE, in July 2020, the Alentejo continued to show the smallest decrease in the number of overnight stays, decreasing 25.8 percent (-6.6 percent in the case of residents and - 63.3 percent for non-residents) and totalling 267,700.

According to data published by INE, in July 2020, the tourist accommodation sector should have registered 1 million guests and 2.6 million overnight stays, which corresponds to negative year-on-year changes of 64 percent and 68 percent, respectively, after decreasing by 82 percent and 85.2 percent in June, in the same order.

The recovery, adds the statement, is mainly due to residents, whose overnight stays reached 1.7 million and represented 65.5 percent of the total (decrease of 31.3 percent, after a decrease of 59.7 percent in June, compared to the same time in 2019).