Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

May 20th, 2015

In the first four months of the year, low cost airlines transported 8.6 million passengers, which is 11.7% more than between January and April of 2014, and represents 47.5% of arrivals to Spain through airports. In addition, over 3 million foreign arrivals via low cost airlines were recorded in April, ...

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May 8th, 2015

In their Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015 published this week, the World Economic Forum has placed Spain at the head of the ranking for competitiveness in the tourism sector, thanks to the high score achieved by Spain in variables such as infrastructures, cultural and natural resources or adaptation to ...

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May 6th, 2015

Last year, according to the Familitur survey data released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spaniards travelled 2.8% less, with trips to international destinations increasing by 4.8% but those to national destinations dropping by 3.4%. The number of trips to Andalucía fell by -10.3% and those to Catalonia ...

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April 17th, 2015

Exceltur (Alliance for Excellency in Tourism), the non-profit group formed by the Chairmen of the 22 leading Spanish tourist companies in Spain, announced earlier this week that it has revised upwards its growth forecasts for Spain for this year, due to the recovery of domestic tourism and the greater influx ...

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April 15th, 2015

Forecasts contained in the Coyuntur report for the first quarter of 2015, prepared by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, predict that Spain will receive more than 17.9 million international tourists in the second quarter of the year. In addition, the total spending generated by these tourists is expected ...

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April 3rd, 2015

According to bookings made by users of the online reservations portal, Atrápalo, Spaniards are allocating an average of 534.67 euros on travel this Easter holiday week, between domestic and international destinations, with the most popular European destinations being Rome, London and Paris.Travellers are divided between those who choose international destinations ...

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April 1st, 2015

The Spanish Government reported in a press release on Friday that, according to the latest Egatur tourist expenditure survey data, international tourists visiting Spain spent a total of 6,567 million euros in the first two months of the year, representing an increase of around 8%, year-on-year, and the best figure ...

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March 31st, 2015

According to data from the Spanish airports’ operator, Aena, over the last year low cost airlines accounted for 75% of the air traffic in Spain. Among the top 30 airline companies operating in Spain, there are 22 low cost, which together carried a total of 126.15 million passengers in 2014, ...

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March 26th, 2015

Up until the end of February, the number of foreign tourists visiting Spain increased by 4.5% over the same month of 2014, reaching a total of 6.5 million, according to the Frontur tourist border movements survey, published on Monday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.In the month of ...

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March 23rd, 2015

The average price of housing for rent in Spain increased by 1.3% in February, month-on-month, to stand at 6.85 euros/m2 per month, according to the most recent data published by property portal, fotocasa.es. With regard to the year-on-year decline registered in February, of -0.7%, it is the smallest decline recorded ...

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March 20th, 2015

In a report published this month on the situation in Spain and its business structure, the credit rating agency, Moody's, forecast that the expected growth in Spain’s tourism sector during 2015, motivated by the current weakness of the euro and low oil prices, will mean further positive increases in credit ...

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March 19th, 2015

Data published this week by the Tourism Studies Department of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, show that the low cost airlines transported 3.3 million passengers up until February, which represents an increase of 14.4% over the same period of the previous year.At the same time, the traditional ...

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March 13th, 2015

The Irish low-cost airline, Ryanair, announced this week that the company plans to operate flights to two UK destinations from Castellón airport, in the Valencian region, starting after the summer.ABC News reported that the flights are set to commence on 15th September, with the Castellón-London Stansted route, and the following ...

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March 13th, 2015

According to the results of a study carried out by leading holiday rental portal, HomeAway, Inc., which analysed the prices of holiday rentals in Spain in the run up to the Easter holidays (Semana Santa), holiday rental prices generally maintained stable rates, but increased slightly, by 3.2%, in the month ...

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January 15th, 2015

During the inauguration of the new retail zone in the Málaga-Costa del Sol airport this week, the Minister of Development, Ana Pastor, announced that in 2014 the volume of passengers which passed through the Aena network of airports reached a total of 195.9 million, which is an increase of 4.5% ...

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