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Pace Slowing but Spanish Property is Still Selling

Pace Slowing Still Property Sales

Statistics recently released indicate that in Spain the number of properties sold in January compared to last year only rose by a small amount. Indications from the Spanish Land Registrar show 42,850 properties were sold in the January this year, which is only marginally more than the 42,745 sold in January 2018. The smaller property Continue Reading

Number of Tourists Increase in January

Tourism increased again in January

Spain received 4.2 million international tourists in January, 2.2% more than in the same month of the previous year. The UK was the main source of tourists, with 807,347 travellers visiting Spain in January. This represents 19.2% of the total tourists and is an annual increase of 1%, according to data from the INE. German Continue Reading

4 Million Tourists Visited Spain in December

Spain isn't just for sunbathing!

Despite the winter weather, Spain still managed to attract over four million international tourists in December, 0.2% less than in the same month in 2016. As usual, the UK was the main emitting country, with over 800,000 Brits choosing Spain for their winter vacation. Brits made up 20.4% of the total, 7.6% less when compared Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased in September

The total spending by international visitors to Spain amounted to 8,328 million euros in September. This represents an increase of 10.9% over the same month in 2015, according to figures released by the INE. The average per tourist was 1,057 euros, representing an annual increase of 0.6%, while the average daily spend was 135 euros, Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased in August

As mentioned in a previous article, Spain had a huge August in terms of tourism with over 10 million international visitors passing through. Those tourists spent more than they did in 2015 with an increase in total tourist spending of 3.8%. The total expenditure of tourists in August was 10,354 million euros, according to data Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased in July

Tourist spending increased in July this year reaching a total expenditure of 10,257 million euros, 7% more than in the same month last year, according to the latest figures released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The average expenditure per tourist fell slightly to 1,027 euros, a decline of 2.1%. However, the average daily spend Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased 12% in June

Tourists visiting Spain in June spent a total of 7,871 million euros while they were here. This represents an increase of 12.7% over the same month in 2015, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute. The average spend per tourist stood at 1,038 euros showing an increase of one euro. The average Continue Reading

Tourism Sector Predicts a Record August

With an average hotel occupancy of 80%, July has closed having exceeded tourism expectations, yet again. This month is now expected to be the best August seen in recent history. There are more tourists making longer stays and spending more money. Tourism professionals and hoteliers are all saying their August calendars are already filling up. Continue Reading

Hotel Stays Increased in June

As summer gets into full swing the hoteliers of Spain are seeing an increase in occupancy and average spend. There were 34.9 million overnight stays recorded in hotels in June, an 8.9% increase over the same months of 2015. Overnight stays by Spanish residents increased by 1.3%, while stays by non-residents increased by 12.6%. The Continue Reading

Tourist Expenditure Increased 7.8% in May

Spain continues to attract record numbers of tourists this year and those tourists are certainly helping with Spain’s economy. In May, international tourists spent a total of 6,914 million euros representing an increase of 7.8% over the same month in 2015, according to the latest data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The average Continue Reading