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4.2 Million Tourists Visited Spain in February

4.2 million tourists visit Spain in February

4.2 million international tourists visited Spain in February, 2.6% more than in the same month in 2017. The UK was, as usual, the main source of visitors with 865,316 people heading to Spain from the British Isles. This accounts for 20.5% of the total visitors but also represents 5.9% fewer Brits when compared to February Continue Reading

2017 Was “Spectacular” For Costa del Sol Tourism

12.5 million tourists hit the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol had a “spectacular tourist year” in 2017, according to the President of Costa del Sol Tourism, Elías Bendodo. In a press conference on Thursday morning, Bendodo expressed his delight at figures showing 9.5% growth in tourist revenues for the holiday-hotspot. Bendodo said “the record figures follow the general trend of Spain, Continue Reading

Passenger Numbers Up 7.1% in October

Almost 2 million passengers in October

Málaga Costa del Sol Airport closed October having handled a 7.1% increase in passenger numbers and 7.5% more flight operations than in the same month in 2016. The month saw 1,833,589 travellers and 13,007 flight operations, both impressive numbers for the month of October. This is according to the latest figures from airport network operator Continue Reading

Malaga Airport Passenger Numbers Up in August

Malaga airport handled over 2 million passengers in August

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled 2,173,006 passengers in August, 11.3% more than in the same month in 2016, according to airport network AENA. This positive change was supported by the pull of the international market, as well as the dynamism of the domestic market. The bulk of passengers (2,166,538) travelled on commercial flights. Of those, Continue Reading

Marbella Saw Record Number of Tourists in June

Tourists are flocking to Marbella, as always!

Marbella had a record June in terms of the number of tourists visiting the area. Numbers increased by 30.5% when compared to June last year. The mayor of Marbella, José Bernal, described the figures, which were released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), as “historical and an example that the policies of the local Continue Reading

Tourist Spending Increased in May

Tourist spending increased 13.3% in May

Total spending by international tourists visiting Spain in May reached a staggering 7,841 million euros. The figure represents an increase of 13.3% over the same month of 2016, according to data released by the INE. Spain received almost 8 million tourists in May. The average expenditure per tourist was 987 euros, an annual increase of Continue Reading

Almost 8 Million Tourists in May

7.9 million tourists visited Spain in May

Spain received a massive 7.9 million international tourists in May, 11.7% more than in the same month last year. As usual, the UK was the main country of origin with over 2 million Brits arriving in Spain in May. This represents 25.7% of the total number of visitors, an increase of 14% when compared to Continue Reading

Over 10 Million Tourists in August

As expected, August was another record month for tourists with Spain receiving 10.1 million international visitors. This represents a 5.8% increase over the same month in 2015, according to the official data from the National Statistics Institute. Visitors from the UK made up the largest proportion with 2.3 million Brits arriving in Spain. There were Continue Reading

Spain Received 7.6 Million Tourists in June

Spain received 7.6 million international tourists in June, 12.7% more than in the same month in the previous year. As usual, the UK was the source of the majority with over 2 million Brits choosing Spain as their spring destination. This figure represents 28% of the total and is an increase of 17.5% when compared Continue Reading