Alentejo Sustainable Tourism Observatory

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Mission and Objectives
ASTO aims to measure and monitor the evolution of the behavior of sustainable development of tourism in the Alentejo.
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ASTO's monitoring of the tourist destination covers the territory corresponding to the Alentejo NUT II, coinciding with the geographical area of intervention by the Regional Tourism Authority Alentejo / Ribatejo.
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Monitoring the sustainable development of tourist destinations can be done using several thematic areas, which can be addressed through the definition, operationalization and evaluation of possible hundreds of indicators.
Tourism indicators in Portugal
Tourism in the GDP
2019(p)
15.4 %
Total Employment
4th Quarter 2020
76.7 %
Service Exports
jan - oct 2020
11.8 %
Population Density
jan - oct 2020
39.8 %
Source: INE – Instituto Nacional de Estatística; BdP – Banco de Portugal; TP – Turismo de Portugal
Alentejo tourism indicators
Demand
Overnight Stays
May 2021 - July 2021
Guests
May 2021 - July 2021
Offer
Total Income
June 2021 - July 2021
Tourism Revenue
December 2019 - December 2020
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Resident Population
699420 (N.º hab.)
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Population Density
22.1 N.º/ km²
Population's density (No./ km²)
Source: INE – Instituto Nacional de Estatística

PISTA Project - Sharing Information on Sustainability of the Tourism in Alentejo
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ASTO team at Global INSTO Meeting - UNWTO - Madrid (2019)
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Alentejo “ganha” Observatório de Turismo Sustentável
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