Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

December 18th, 2014

Between January and November, the volume of international tourists passing through Spain’s AENA network of airports increased by 4.5%, maintaining the pace of preceding months, reaching more than 183.5 million passengers so far this year. Of all the passengers transferring through the 48 airports in the Spanish network, more than 128.5 ...

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October 24th, 2014

The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, announced on Wednesday that Spain received 52.4 million foreign tourists up to the end of September, which represents an increase of 7.4% over the same period last year, and noted that with the September data Spain has closed "the best ...

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October 9th, 2014

Spanish tourists made ​​nearly 108 million journeys in the first eight months of the year, similar to the figure achieved in the same period last year, according to data from the Familitur Tourist Movement Survey, prepared by the Institute of Tourism Studies for the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. The ...

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September 29th, 2014

Overnight stays in Spanish hotel establishments totalled 43 million in August, and increased by 2.7% over the same month of 2013, driven by both domestic and foreign tourism, according to figures released last week by the National Statistics Institute. The use of hotels by residents of Spain increased by 3.6% to ...

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September 10th, 2014

El Prat de Llobregat airport in Barcelona, registered a record 4.2 million passengers in August, its highest figure to date, which exceeds the previous record of August 2013 by 8.6%. In addition, it beats the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport for a second time, which handled 3,990,993 passengers in August. According to ...

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September 8th, 2014

Kenny Jacobs, head of marketing for Ryanair, announced last week that the Irish airline plans to continue to expand in Spain, adding nine new routes from the Adolfo Suárez-Barajas de Madrid airport, five of which will be operational from November. They also announced their intention to increase the frequency of ...

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September 1st, 2014

Spending by international tourists in Spain registered a new record through to the end of July, reaching 34,497 million euros, which represents an increase of 7% over the same period in 2013, according to figures from the latest Egatur tourism expenditure survey prepared for the Ministry of Industry, Energy and ...

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August 29th, 2014

The Benidorm City Council said in a statement earlier this week that, according to a study recently published by the British newspaper the Daily Mail, Benidorm is the fastest growing holiday destination in August among UK tourists, ahead of other destinations such as Marbella, Tenerife or Magaluf. The report was prepared ...

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August 28th, 2014

Málaga city remains among the fastest growing destinations in the main tourism indicators, with an increase of over 10% in the number of hotel stays in the period from January to July this year, and an increase of around 9% in both the number of visitors and the occupation rate. A ...

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August 27th, 2014

In the first seven months of the year, Spain received 36.3 million international tourists, representing an increase of 7% over the same period of 2013, according to the latest Frontur tourist border movement survey, published on Friday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. This increased influx of tourists comes ...

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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 19th, 2014

Nautical tourism is regaining its popularity in the ports on the Malaga coast. The average annual occupancy rate in the 11 ports that dot the coast is far from the 100% these facilities experienced seven years ago, but the sector’s data indicates a rebound in activity, to the extent that ...

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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 24th, 2014

Only 36% of Spanish families went on holiday in 2013, which is 4% less than in 2012, while the average expenditure per family was around 1,000 euros, according to the results of a study carried out by AIS Consulting Group. The number of Spanish families who earmark part of their budget ...

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July 8th, 2014

The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism presented last week, the mobile version of the official website for tourism in Spain and the 'Spain in Apps' platform (an app generator) which are aimed at offering a response to the needs of the digital tourist, and maintaining Spain's leading position in ...

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