Tourist numbers are down but spending is up

Despite attracting less tourists than last year Andalucia recorded an increase in Tourist revenue in the first 10 months of the year compared to 2011.
According to figures released by the Gobierno central en la Encuesta del Gasto Turístico tourists spent 7.368 million Euros in the first 10 months which is 0.5% more than the same period in 2011
Andalusia accounts for 14.8 percent of international tourism receipts of Spain
According to the figures tourists visiting Spain in the first ten months spent a total of 49.866 million euros . an increase of 6.4% on last year.

jmackie@costadelsol.st