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August 21st, 2014

The price of hotels and other accommodation increased by 8.3% in July, compared to the 8.9% increase registered in the same month last year, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The statistics, published by the National Statistics Institute, showed that in annual terms the price of hotels and other accommodation ...

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August 20th, 2014

According to data released on Monday from the tourism studies section of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, in the first seven months of the year the low cost airlines carried 18.3 million passengers, which represents an increase of 10% over the same period last year. In contrast, the traditional ...

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August 18th, 2014

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) cut four tenths off its rate, year-on-year, to -0.3%, thus returning to negative annual rates, with the biggest drop since October 2009, when the decline was 0.7%, the National Statistics Institute confirmed earlier this week. This reduction in the rate of inflation, which is in line ...

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August 15th, 2014

The average house price in Spain fell by 4.4% in July 2014, compared to the same month in 2013, and has accumulated a decline of 40.3% since the maximum values reached in 2007 before the outbreak of the crisis, according to the property appraisal firm, Tinsa. The decline registered in the ...

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August 14th, 2014

The National Statistics Institute reported on Monday that more than 378.6 million passengers used Spain’s public transport systems in June, which is 1.8% less than in the same month of 2013. City transport decreased by 0.7% and inter-city transport fell by 3.8%. Within the inter-city transport, bus and rail transport decreased, ...

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August 13th, 2014

Madrid-Barajas was the Spanish airport which received most passengers in July, registering 4.06 million travellers, which represents an increase of 4.8%, year-on-year, and the highest number of passengers in the past 22 months. Despite not being the most visited in Spain, the Barcelona-El Prat airport also registered an increase, of 4.9%, ...

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August 12th, 2014

The National Statistics Institute reported last week that, in June, the sale of homes in Spain rose by 8.8%, compared with the same month of 2013, reaching a total of 26,076 transactions, mainly thanks to the impetus of the second hand market. The year-on-year increase in June is the fourth consecutive ...

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August 1st, 2014

According to the latest estimates from the Ministry of Development, at the end of 2013, Spain had a total of 563,908 unsold new homes, which is 3.3% lower than a year earlier. Thus, during the past year the rate of absorption of the 'stock' has slowed, as in 2013 the ...

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July 31st, 2014

Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the first six months of the year spent 26,345 million euros, which is 7.8% more than in the same period of 2013, and a new record in this comparable time series. According to the Egatur Tourism Expenditure Survey, the United Kingdom was the first tourist ...

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July 28th, 2014

According to the latest Frontur Inbound Tourism Survey results, released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain posted a new record for the first half of this year with a total of 28 million inbound tourists, representing an increase of 7.3% over the same period of 2013. Between January ...

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July 23rd, 2014

The services sector in Spain recorded an increase in turnover of 2.1% in May, compared to the same month of 2013, thus accumulating nine consecutive months of year-on-year increases, according to provisional data published last week by the National Statistics Institute. The year-on-year increase registered in May is two tenths higher ...

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July 11th, 2014

According to the Exceltur Alliance for Tourism Excellence, Spanish tourism will grow by 2.4% in 2014, following growth of 3.1% in the second quarter of the year. This is an upward revision of their previous estimates, which put the increase for the full year at 2%, due to an improved ...

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July 10th, 2014

The Spanish real estate market is continuing to recover from the crisis and now appears to be on the right path. The average price overall of new and used housing stood at 1,328 euros per square metre at the end of the second quarter of 2014, representing an increase of ...

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July 2nd, 2014

A total of 26.7 million overnight stays were registered in Spanish hotel establishments in May, representing an increase of 1.4% over the same month of 2013, boosted by a 4% rise in stays by residents in Spain, while foreigners’ bookings grew by 0.2%. In the first five months of the year, ...

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June 30th, 2014

Spending by international tourists reached 20,129 million euros through to May, representing an increase of 9.1% over the same period in 2013, according to figures released on Thursday from the Egatur tourism expenditure survey conducted by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. In the first five months of the ...

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