Nearly a third of local accommodation establishments registered this year are "legally and exclusively" legalized, due to the obligation for electronic platforms to require the registration number, according to industry association.
"With the new legislation that has forced the platforms to demand ad numbers, the number of legalization has grown enormously. It is estimated that this year, of the new openings, which were about 18,000, 6,500 relate solely and exclusively to this action of legalization, "Eduardo Miranda, president of the Local Accommodation Association in Portugal, Eduardo Miranda, told Lusa." It was perhaps the most important and most effective legalization actions that have been done so far. "
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