• Non-Hotel Overnight Stays Increased by 6.8% in May

    Overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation in Spain (holiday homes, campsites, rural tourism accommodation and hostels) accumulated a year-on-year increase of 6.8% in May, to over eight million, according to recent data published by the National Statistics Institute. Specifically, the …

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  • Spanish Holiday Homes Attracted 3.7 Million Tourists Last Year

    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 …

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  • Russian Tourist Numbers Continue to Fall

    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 …

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  • International Tourists’ Spending up 8.4% to May

    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 …

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  • Overnight Hotel Stays Rose by 5% in May

    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 …

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  • International Tourist Arrivals Rise by 5.1% Y-o-Y to May

    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 …

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  • EasyJet to Open Base in Barcelona and Create 120 Jobs

    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 …

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  • Low Cost Airlines Carried 10.7% More Passengers to May

    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 …

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  • Ibiza Beach Apartments Most Expensive Summer Rentals

    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 …

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  • Spain, More Than a Sun and Beach Destination

    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 …

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  • Valencian Hotels Approve Their Own ‘Anti-Magaluf’ Clause

    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 …

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  • Mercadona Hiring 4,000 Staff for Summer

    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 …

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  • International Tourists Spent 16,000 Million Euros to End of April

    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% …

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  • Spain Receives Record 16 Million Tourists to April

    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 …

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  • Spaniards Spend Around 2,273 Euros on Holidays

    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. …

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