More British and German tourists for Madeira Carnival


Tourists in Madeira spent an average of 133 euros a day per head during this year Carnival, in a period when hotel occupancy rates was around 81 percent.

This was found via a survey on visitor satisfaction, carried out in the period by the Tourism Observatory of the University of Madeira.

The study, which included was carried out between 26 February and 6 March at Madeira airport and hotels in the region.

Tourists from the UK and Germany dominated, at 31 percent and 29 percent respectively, and stayed for an average of 9.8 nights.