Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

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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January 1st, 2015

According to reservations made by Spaniards via the online travel agency, eDreams, 60% of Spanish travellers prefer to spend their end of year holiday abroad, with the most popular European destinations chosen for New Year’s Eve being France, Italy and the United Kingdom.Specifically, over 50% of the reservations made by ...

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December 29th, 2014

International tourists spent 59,810 million euros in Spain in the first eleven months of the year, representing an increase of 6.7% compared to the same period in 2013, according to figures published on Friday from the Egatur tourist expenditure survey prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.In the ...

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December 24th, 2014

A total of 15 million overnight stays were recorded in Spanish hotels in November, representing a decline of  0.1% compared with the same month of 2013, according to the latest National Statistics Institute data.This decline is explained by the drop in the number of overnight stays of residents in Spain, ...

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