The arrival of tourists to the Balearic Islands decreased by 2.2% in July and spending decreased by 2.1%

Last July, the Balearic Islands received more than 2.4 million international tourists, which represents a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to the same month of the previous year, while tourist spending stood at 2,851 million euros, a 2.1 percent less than a year ago. This is revealed by the Statistics of Tourist Movements in Frontiers […]

Mallorca is the preferred destination in tourist apartments, with more than one million overnight stays in July

The survey of occupation in non-hotel tourist accommodation of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) has revealed that Mallorca is the preferred destination of Spain in July for tourists who use tourist apartments, with more than one million overnight stays (64,653 of residents in Spain and 988,771 of non-residents). In addition, the islands of Ibiza-Formentera […]

Two men arrested in Ibiza for distracting tourists in hotel receptions to steal their belongings

Agents of the National Police have arrested in Ibiza two individuals of Moroccan origin, alleged perpetrators of several robberies in hotels in Ibiza. As reported by the police, the detainees, aged 33 and 38, they were posing as French citizens residing in the United Kingdom. The ‘modus operandi’ they used was that, while one of them […]

Tourism Costa del Sol appreciates the contribution that Starlite makes to the leisure segment in the summer

Tourism Costa del Sol has valued “the extraordinary contribution” that the Starlite Festival, in the Malaga municipality of Marbella, makes to the leisure segment in the summer. They have detailed that in 2017, the best boutique festival in Europe, Starlite Marbella Festival, had an economic impact that exceeded 80 million euros. That same year, more than […]

Airbnb offers 135,291 tourist places in the Balearic Islands, 10,000 more than the previous year

245 marketers manage 90,248 seats, 66 percent of the total in the Islands Airbnb has offered 135,291 tourist places in 21,911 establishments on the islands, more than 10,000 places more than a year ago. This was announced this Saturday by the entities Terraferida and DinsAirbnb during a press conference, which on the other hand have […]