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April 3rd, 2014

The latest EGATUR Tourist Expenditure Survey results published by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, reveal that the total expenditure by international tourists to Spain between January and February was the highest since records began, standing at 6.08 billion euros. This represents growth of 9.1% over the corresponding period ...

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March 25th, 2014

Between January and February Spain received 6.2 million tourists, which is an increase of 11.8% year-on-year compared with the first two months of 2013, according to the Frontur tourist border movement survey published on Friday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. 3.11 million tourists visited the country in February, ...

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March 12th, 2014

In February the IAG airline group recorded an increase in their passenger numbers of 11.4%, despite Iberia’s loss of passengers in this month. According to the holding company, which comprises Iberia Express, British Airways and Vueling, the number of people transported in the month grew to over 4.7 million. This ...

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March 6th, 2014

According to the latest figures from the tourism expenditure survey, Egatur, international tourists spent a total of 3,107 million euros in Spain in January, which represents an increase of 10.1% over the same month of 2013, and the highest level recorded in the comparable time series, announced the Ministry of ...

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February 27th, 2014

According to Frontur's latest frontier tourist movement survey published on Friday by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain received 3.1 million tourists in January, which is an increase of 12.3% over the same month in 2013, and breaks the record marked in January 2008 (2.9 million visitors). The new ...

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February 18th, 2014

In 2013, cruise traffic in Spain grew by 3.3%, with a total of 3,846 cruise ships calling at Spanish ports, carrying 7.66 million passengers, representing an increase of 1.33%, according to the Port Authorities’ data. In total, 100,284 more cruise passengers were recorded last year than in the previous year, taking ...

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February 12th, 2014

The IAG Group, parent company of the airlines Iberia, Vueling and British Airways, transported a total of 4.89 million passengers in January, which is 6.4% more than the same month of 2013, according to a recent report published by the company. The largest increase in the number of passengers transported was ...

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January 17th, 2014

According to the study 'Spain, No. 1 Destination Worldwide for Shopping', carried out by the shopping tourism consulting firm, Global Blue, non-EU tourists spent nearly 100 million euros shopping in Spain’s Málaga province between September 2012 and October 2013, which accounts for about nine percent of all purchases made by ...

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December 30th, 2013

International tourists to Spain spent 55,896 million euros in the first eleven months of the year, representing an improvement of 8.7% over the same period in 2012, according to the latest figures from the tourism expenditure survey, Egatur, prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. Average daily spending rose ...

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November 22nd, 2013

The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, has announced a "new record " in foreign tourist arrivals, with 54.3 million visitors between January and October 2013, which represents an increase of around 4.8%. Soria said that this data, which will be published along with the Frontur Tourist Movement ...

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October 31st, 2013

According to figures published on Monday in the Egatur tourist expenditure survey, prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, international tourists’ spending reached 47,076 million euros in the first nine months of the year, representing an improvement of 7.3% over the same period in 2012. The average daily ...

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October 18th, 2013

Spain will end the year having received over 57.7 million international tourists thanks to an increase of 6% expected in the fourth quarter (equivalent to around 11 million tourists), according to forecasts in the Coyuntur report for the third quarter of 2013, prepared by the Tourism Institute of Spain, under ...

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October 1st, 2013

Although the British, French and German markets are still top for most foreign tourists in Spain, climbing the ranking of source markets are an increasing number of travellers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, otherwise known as the BRICS countries. These countries have in common a large population, a ...

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August 28th, 2013

The boom in Russian tourism has become a bonanza for Spain. The overnight stays of citizens of this country have grown by 14% so far this year and have already reached 1.8 million, overtaking France to become the third overseas market for hotel stays, although far from the figures for ...

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August 27th, 2013

Spain received 7,875,997 international tourists in July, which is an increase of 2.9% compared with the same month of 2012. According to the latest tourist border movement survey (Frontur) prepared by the Institute of Tourism Studies of Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, this figure is a new record, ...

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