Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

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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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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June 24th, 2014

According to surveys carried out by the Ministry of Industry and Tourism with hoteliers in Spain, the hotel occupancy rate in August is expected to rise to 78%, which is 6 percentage points higher than in the same month last year. For the month of July, the prospects are also ...

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June 11th, 2014

Andalusia is the third region in Spain, after Madrid and Catalonia, with the most hotel reservations made via the Internet, with 28.3% of room bookings for the region being performed online, representing an increase of 2.4% over the previous year. While presenting Andalusia’s new tourism campaign last week, the Minister of ...

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June 3rd, 2014

Air passenger traffic worldwide rose by 7.5% in April, over the same month last year, with an increase in capacity of 5.8% and a load factor of 79.4%, according to figures published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which accounts for about 90% of air traffic worldwide. After the increase ...

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May 22nd, 2014

According to the results from the 14th Ipsos-Europ Assistance Barometer, which analyses the intentions of European holidaymakers, only 42% of Spanish citizens are contemplating going on holiday this summer, with an average budget of 1,723 euros, which is 25% less than the European average. The poll, which questioned a sample of ...

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May 21st, 2014

According to data published on Friday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism’s Department of Tourism Studies, low cost airlines transported 7.71 million passengers in the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 10.3% over the same period last year. In contrast, the traditional airline companies ...

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