Spain acquired 4.1 million worldwide vacationers in January, greater than in 2020, simply earlier than the outbreak of the pandemic

International vacationers spent greater than 5,200 million, the best determine in a month of January and greater than 11% above the pre-pandemic degreeUnited Kingdom, Germany and France have been the international locations that despatched essentially the most worldwide touristsAverage day by day spending will increase by 19.3 % in comparison with the identical month of 2022 and stands at 148 euros

Spain acquired the go to of 4.14 million worldwide vacationers final January, 65.8% greater than the identical month final 12 months, who spent round 5,218 million euros in our nation, 71.1% extra , in accordance with information made public this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). The variety of guests is already larger than that registered in January 2020 (4.13 million), simply earlier than the outbreak of the covid disaster, though it stays barely beneath that of 2019 (4.19 million), which thought-about a reference 12 months previous to the pandemic and that set a file within the arrival of worldwide vacationers.

The information from the Statistics on Tourist Movements at Borders (FRONTUR) present how the United Kingdom was the nation that despatched essentially the most vacationers to Spain with a complete of 742,212 (17.9%) of the whole, doubling the determine registered in January final 12 months, nonetheless affected by the Omicrom variant of the coronavirus.

France and Germany have been the following international locations with essentially the most vacationers who visited Spain. France contributed 485,116 (39.6% extra in annual price) and Germany one other 478,258 (69.6% extra).

The Canary Islands, a conventional European winter vacationer vacation spot, was the favourite area chosen by worldwide vacationers to be in Spain final January, with 29% of all visits, adopted by Catalonia (19.2%) and Andalusia ( 13.8%).

Shorter journeys, however with extra expense

The enhance within the variety of vacationers registered in January has additionally led to a rise in spending in Spain. Thus, in accordance with information from the Tourist Expenditure Survey (Egatur), the whole expenditure made by worldwide vacationers in our nation reached 5,218 million euros within the first month of the 12 months, which represents a rise of 71.7% in comparison with the identical month. month of 2022, when it was 3,040 million.

The determine for gastro tourism final January is the best for the primary month of the 12 months and is greater than 10% larger than that registered in 2019, earlier than the pandemic.

The most optimistic information is that the common value per vacationer stands at 1,258 euros, with an annual enhance of three.5%. For its half, common day by day spending grew by 19.3%, to 148 euros.

According to information from the statistical institute, the common length of worldwide vacationer journeys is 8.5 days, which is 1.3 days lower than in January 2022. Spending on actions was the primary merchandise in January for vacationers assuming 23.8% of the whole and a rise of 71.2% in comparison with the identical month of 2022.