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Spain Topped 10 Million Visitors in August

Spain Topped 10 Million Visitors in August

Spain received 10.2 million international tourists in August, 1.9% less than in the same month of 2017. While they were here, August’s visitors spent 11,539 million euros, representing an increase of 1.8% over the same month last year. The UK was the main emitting country, with more than 2.2 million heading here for their summer Continue Reading

8.5m Tourists Visited Spain in June

2.2 million Brits visited Spain in June

Despite the late start to the warm weather, Spain still managed to attract 8.5 million international tourists in June. This represents an increase of 1.2% when compared to the same month of 2017, according to data from the INE. The UK was once again the main country of residence for the visitors, with almost 2.2 Continue Reading

Eight Million Tourists Chose Spain in May

May saw a 1% annual increase in international visitors

Spain received 8.1 million international tourists in May, 1% more than in the same month of 2017, according to figures from the INE. The UK was the main country of residence for almost 2 million of those visitors, representing 24.6% of the total, but falling by 3.9%, when compared to May last year. Germany and Continue Reading

May Saw Passenger Increase at Malaga Airport

May saw passenger increase at Malaga

Despite a delay in the arrival of spring, Spain is still attracting visitors and the Costa del Sol remains as one of the busiest parts of the country. As such, almost 2 million passengers passed through Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport in May. A massive 1,830,000 passengers moved on almost 13,200 flights. These figures represent an Continue Reading

Tourist Numbers Up in March

The Canary Islands attracted most visitors in March

Spain received 5.4 million international tourists in March, 9.6% more than in the same month in 2017, according to figures from the INE. The UK was the main source of travellers in March with 1.2 million Brits visiting. This represents 22% of the total international travellers. It also represents an increase of 5.6% when compared Continue Reading

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

Málaga Airport Sees Passenger Numbers Rise

Almost a million passengers in February

Málaga Airport handled 5.4% more passengers in February and 4.2% more flights than in the same month last year. Almost a million passengers (963,939) passed through on 7,671 flights, according to airport network AENA. The bulk of the passengers moved on commercial flights. Of these, 785,467 travelled on international flights, representing growth of 2.8%, when Continue Reading

Travellers to Marbella Increased in January

Hotel Puente Romano - ready to play!

Despite a pretty cold start to the year, Marbella hosted almost 30,000 travellers in January. This represents an increase of 18.49% when compared to the same month in the previous year. According to data from the Hotel Occupancy Survey of the National Institute of Statistics (INE), more than 74% of visitors came to the city 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

Andalucía Expects 30 million Tourists in 2018

Susana Díaz at Fitur, 2018

President of the Junta de Andalucia, Susana Díaz, opened the Andalucía section of the Fitur international tourism fair by announcing the regions greatest tourism results. As mentioned in a previous article, 2017 saw the region’s best year in terms of tourist numbers. Although no official figure has been released, it seems likely that the total Continue Reading