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Spain tourism

Spain almost recovered in July the number of overnight stays in 2019

Renta 4 |Spain overnight stays in July almost at levels of same month 2019 1-. The number of visitors to Spain in July was almost (-2%) on a par with that of the same month in 2019, although prices are very much higher (+21%). 2-. The figures are significantly better than in 2021 (+61%), confirming the trend of recovery of 2019 levels versus previous quarters: Q1’22 (-22%) and Q2’22 (-6%)….

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Spain Welcomes 7.5 Mn Tourists In June, More Than triple vs yr-earlier

Spain welcomed 7.5 million international tourists in June, more than tripling the figure recorded in 2021 of 2.2 million, according to the National Statistics Institute on Tuesday. Tourism spending in June totalled 8.933 million euros, up 271.3% year-on-year. The UK was the country of residence of the largest number of visitors to Spain, namely 1.8 million, representing 24.2% of the total and a 1.165,9% increase on June 2021. Germany and…

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Sustainability In Spanish Tourism: Make Or Break

CaixaBank Research (Pedro Álvarez Ondina) | Spain’s tourism industry has developed exceptionally in recent years, becoming one of the country’s main sources of business, income and employment. However, this strong development had also led to the emergence of some negative actions and social unease regarding the role played by tourism at certain destinations and moments until, in 2020, the coronavirus crisis paralysed the sector’s activity and highlighted its social and…


Spain Announces €4.25bn Package To Revive The Country’s Ailing Tourism Industry

Last week the Spanish government presented its Tourism Promotion Plan, to which over 4.250 billion euros will be assigned, mostly in the form of credits. Of the total amount of aid earmarked for the tourism sector, one of the most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, 93%, or almost 4 billion euros, will be granted via loans. A further some 275 million euros will be granted in the form of direct transfers.

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Is Spain’s Tourism Sector Reaching Its Limits?

The latest figures from Spain’s airports manager AENA, reflecting the importance of the tourism industry, support the estimations given by the Secretary of State for Tourism,  which point to a total of 74 million international tourists by end-2016. If the predictions are confirmed, there will be eight million more international tourists visiting Spain in 2016 compared to a year earlier, when there was a record number of 68 million. But can Spain’s tourism regions survive this widespread growth?


The Tourism Boom

No day goes by without us being told how wonderful this year’s tourism campaign is going to be, in terms of the millions of visitors and the billions of euros it will generate. The tourism campaign is focused on the third quarter, when everyone and their aunt is getting sunburnt. There are many more jobs, workers are needed, and this is reflected in the increase in the number of hours worked, normal and extra.