March 19, 2014 David Oliveira



For the first time in the history of Lisbon Tourism, the capital region’s hotels exceeded the 10 million overnight stays threshold in a single year, according to 2013 data from INE – National Statistics Institute. This performance of 10.067 million overnight stays represents an increase of 6.6% over the previous year.

As a result, total income rose 8.5% to 587 million euros. Lisbon is now a tourist destination with low seasonality and a diversified, quality offer. These official indicators confirm the evolution of the capital region’s tourism economy, the statement said.

In the same period, the Port of Lisbon also set a record by registering 558,040 cruise passengers – 7% more than the previous year. In turn, Lisbon Airport exceeded 16 million passengers for the first time, with a 4.6% increase in movements.

David Oliveira

David Oliveira is a seasoned professional in the transport and hospitality industry with a deep passion for delivering exceptional service. As the author behind the Transfers Blog and the founder of VipLimousines, David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from years of ensuring that customers experience the best in luxury transport.David started VipLimousines with the mission to transform the way people view luxury travel, making it accessible and enjoyable for all occasions, from airport transfers to special events. Today, his company boasts a fleet of premium vehicles that cater to a variety of preferences, including iconic names like the Hummer H2, Lincoln Classic Limousines, and top-notch Mercedes-Benz models.In his blog, David shares insights on everything from navigating the local airports of Lisbon, Porto, and Faro to selecting the perfect limousine for your event. His commitment to transparency, quality, and customer satisfaction shines through in each article he writes.When David isn't managing his company or penning his latest blog post, he enjoys exploring the local Portuguese cuisine and spending time with his family. His motto in life is simple: "In the world of service, every detail matters.


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