SURVEY OF NON-RESIDENT TOURIST SPENDING IN SPAIN

TOURIST SPENDING IN MAY 2013 ESPAÑA

  • International tourist arrivals in Spain increased by 7.4% in May, coupled with an increase in total spending.
  • Non-residents spent 5,095 million euros, 8.9% more than in the same month of 2012.
  • The average spending per person increased (1.4%), but the average daily spending experienced a slight decrease (-0.9%).
  • The average stay increased by 2.3%.
  • The British market was mainly responsible for such a positive outcome, followed by the German market. The remaining principal markets, with he exception of Italy, experienced an increase. 

TOTAL SPENDING DURING THE PERIOD JANUARY-MAY 2013   

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  • The total spending by international tourists in the period January-May amounted to 18,433 million euros, a 7.9% increase over the same period in 2012. The average spending per person and per day also evolved in a positive way.

SOURCE MARKETS FOR TOURISTS TRAVELLING TO SPAIN

  • The UK spent 1,101 million euros in May and was the market with the highest increase in spending in absolute values.
  • The total spending grew in Germany by 11.6% after April’s decrease, which resulted in 840 million more.
  • France generated 8.6% of the total spending, experiencing a 14.1% growth in line with the preceding months.

TYPE OF UNIT, ORGANISATION AND REASON OF THE TRIP

  • The total spending of tourists staying at hotels grew by 4.5% while that of tourists staying in a different kind of unit went up by 19.6%. Among the latter, the rental of accommodation increased the most.
  • Package holiday tourists reduced their total spending by 1.6% and those travelling in a less organised manner increased their spending by 14.7%. In both cases, the average spending per person experienced an increase.
  • Tourists travelling to Spain for leisure increased their total spending by 9.2% and those travelling on business did the same by 14.9%.
SOURCE: TOURIST SPENDING SURVEY - EGATUR
INSTITUTO DE ESTUDIO TURÍSTICOS DEL MINISTERIO DE TURISMO
(TOURIST STUDIES INSTITUTE OF THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM)

 

TOTAL SPENDING BY INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS IN SPAIN DURING 2012

According to Egatur Survey (Goverment Tourist Deparment) the year 2012 closed with a 5.6% increase in total spending by international tourists, which has reached 55,594 million euros. United Kingdom, Russia, Scandinavia and Germany have contributed the most euros to annual growth. Catalonia has benefited the most from the rise. The average expenditure per person and average daily expenditure also show progress, with an increase of 2.8% and 6% respectively. By contrast, the average stay has decreased by 3% and now stands at 8.9 nights.