Articles tagged as: spanish holidays

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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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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