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Spanish Tourism Increased by 13% in the First Months of 2016

Written by: Bridgewest

Spanish-Tourism-Increased-by-13-im-the-First-months-of-2016-up-to-18,1-Million.jpgThe Spanish tourism increased to a record value in the first months of 2016, reaching 18,1 million tourists. The Spanish authorities have mentioned that the period taken into account refers to January – April 2016, and that they are expecting to a further growth in this sense throughout the year. The reason for which the tourism in Spain developed to such impressive numbers is correlated with the current global context, as foreigners consider Spain to be a safe location for holiday activities. Our team of Spanish company formation representatives can provide more details on the characteristics of the local tourism

Spanish tourism in 2016 

Foreign investors who are seeking a market favourable to tourism activities can choose Spain as the location for the incorporation of a company with activities in this field, following this year’s results. The Spanish tourism developed in 2016 by 13%, compared to the same period of 2015 (January – April) in terms of the total number of tourists. 
At the level of April 2016, the total number of tourists increased by 11,3%, compared to the same month of the previous year. This translates into a number of 6,1 million tourists
When referring to the nationalities of the foreign visitors, it is important to know that British tourists were the most significant, accounting for 4 million. The number represents an increase of 19,4%, compared with 2015. Another aspect referring to British tourists is that 26% of them are interested in retiring in Spain. Our team of Spanish company formation specialists can offer more information on this matter. 

Tourists in Spain in 2015 

As mentioned above, the highest number of tourists arrived in Spain from Great Britain. In 2015, the main nationalities of the foreign visitors travelling in Spain were the following: 
Investors who want to receive more details on how to incorporate a company in the tourism industry in Spain can address to our team of Spanish company formation agents for assistance. 

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