Spain receives almost 75 million tourists until October, with an expenditure of 82,197 million, 2.9% more

In October, after the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, 7.6 million tourists visited Spain, 0.3% less, although they spent 2.5% more

Spain exceeded 74.7 million international tourists in the first ten months of the year, 1.1% more than in the same period of 2018, according to the provisional data of the Survey of Tourist Movements in Frontier (Frontur) prepared by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Until October, the expenditure of international tourists on their trips to Spain reached 82,197 million euros, with an increase of 2.9% over the same period of 2018, according to the Tourist Expenditure Survey (Egatur) also published this Monday for Statistics.

Until October, the expenditure of international tourists on their trips to Spain reached 82,197 million euros, with an increase of 2.9% over the same period of 2018, according to the Tourist Expenditure Survey (Egatur) also published this Monday for Statistics.

In October, after the crisis of the British tour operator Thomas Cook exploded, 7.6 million international tourists visited Spain, 0.3% less than in the same month last year, who made an expenditure of 8,367 million euros, 2 , 5% more.

The average expenditure per tourist in the tenth month of the year was 1,097 euros, with an annual rebound of 2.8%, while the average daily expenditure grew 6.5%, to 161 euros.

From January to October, the United Kingdom, with 16.4 million tourists, remained the first issuing market, with 1.9% fewer visitors compared to the same period of 2018. Germany followed, with 10.1 million tourists and a decrease of 1.9%, and France, with 10 million visitors, 2.3% less.

Catalonia is the first main destination for foreign tourists arriving in Spain, with 17.3 million visitors, 0.7% more than in the first ten months of 2018. Below are the Balearic Islands, with almost 13.4 million (- 0.8%) and Andalusia, with more than 10.9 million tourists (+ 3.6%).