Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

July 7th, 2015

Around 14% of the tourists visiting Spain last year (3.7 million) stayed in holiday homes, and spent a total of over 2,680 million euros, on both their accommodations (900 million euros) and the rest of their holiday expenses (around 1,800 million euros). These conclusions are based on a study prepared by ...

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July 6th, 2015

A total of 241,940 Russian tourists visited Spain during the first five months of 2015, representing a decrease of 28.7% compared to the same period of 2014. According to the latest data from the Frontur tourist border movement survey prepared by the Institute of Tourism Studies (IET) on foreign visitors ...

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July 3rd, 2015

International tourists visiting Spain spent a record 21,809 million euros in the first five months of the year, which is an increase of 8.4% compared to the same period in 2014. The average daily expenditure rose by 4.4%, to 116 euros, and the average expenditure per tourist increased by 3.1%, to ...

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June 30th, 2015

Spanish hotels recorded 28 million overnight stays in the month of May, which is 5% more than in the same month of 2014, according to recent data released by the National Statistics Institute. The year-on-year increase in hotel stays in May, the sixth consecutive rise, is due mainly to the 5.8% ...

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June 25th, 2015

Spain has registered another new record for international tourist arrivals, receiving 22.5 million visitors between January and May, representing an increase of 5.1% over the same period in 2014, equivalent to 1.1 million additional tourists, according to the latest Frontur tourist border movements survey, released this week by the Ministry ...

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June 24th, 2015

The British low cost airline EasyJet are to open their base of operations in Spain in Barcelona from the month of February 2016, which will involve the creation of an additional 120 jobs at the El Prat Airport. The new jobs that will be created with the opening of the base ...

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June 23rd, 2015

Low cost airlines transported 12.15 million passengers in the first five months of the year, representing an increase of 10.7% over the same period of the previous year, and accounted for 48.6% of all air traffic passengers, according to data released last week from the Ministry of Industry, Energy and ...

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June 23rd, 2015

The most expensive location in Spain to spend the summer holidays this year is, according to TecniTasa’s annual report on rental prices on the coast, Playa de'n Bossa in Ibiza, where renting an apartment of 70 square metres will cost an average of 1,680 euros per week. Nationally, the average price ...

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June 19th, 2015

It is well known that Spain is one of the top destinations for summer holidays. However, according to an analysis carried out by the online travel agency, Rumbo, Spain is not only a preferred choice for foreigners, but also for the Spanish themselves. In fact, the agency reported that the ...

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June 17th, 2015

Following on from the case when hotels and tourism businesses in the Majorcan tourist town destination of Magaluf recently asked their City Council to step in and help after noticing a decline in occupancy rates and revenues this year, which resulted in a bill being approved which penalises the consumption ...

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June 15th, 2015

Mercadona has decided to incorporate a total of 4,000 extra employees to cover the upcoming summer campaign, which runs from June to September, with a net salary of 1,100 euros a month, the company announced last week. The Valencian company has decided to expand its workforce over the 1,536 stores they ...

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June 1st, 2015

According to the figures from the latest Egatur tourist expenditure survey published last Wednesday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, international tourists’ spending reached 15,919 million euros in the first four months of the year, which is 7.2% more than in the same period of 2014. The average daily ...

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May 27th, 2015

Spain continues to break records for foreign tourist arrivals, and received 16 million visitors in the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 4.4% over the same period of 2014. Moreover, in April alone, Spain registered a record 5.4 million visitors, an increase of 2.8%, largely due to ...

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May 25th, 2015

Spanish tourists will spend an average of 2,273 euros on their holidays this year, with their overall budget increasing by an estimated 1.2%, according to a poll carried out by American Express on trends and spending during the summer holidays. 60% of those surveyed said that they will allocate the same ...

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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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