Employed population | 2nd quarter 2023
Activities related to Accommodation and Food Services employed 332.4 thousand people, 74.4 thousand more than in the same period in 2022 (+28.8%). The population employed in the Accommodation and Food Services sectors accounted for 6.7% of the total economy (+0.4 p.p. compared to 2022).
54% of the population employed in the Accommodation and Food Services sectors had secondary or higher education (+5.0 p.p. compared to 2022), which confirms the upward trend in the qualifications of workers in the sector in recent years (40% in 2017).
According to EY, digital is forcing organizations to rethink traditional business models and adopt an agile approach to their talent strategies. A wave of technology is helping to reinvent the workplace and enable performance above and beyond previous capabilities.
The 15th edition of the Deloitte Hotel Atlas, a report that analyses the supply of accommodation in Portugal in 2019 and its distribution in the territory, describes the positive evolution of the country in terms of hotel supply and demand, in a year described by investors as peak investment.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shares best practices and recommendations for adopting innovative digital technologies to enable seamless travel and stays.
Horwath HTL has published a market report on the Portuguese hotel industry, in which it anticipates, despite the downturn in tourism activity, a firm expectation of recovery as a result of Portugal’s international image as a sustainable and safe tourist destination.