News: Tourist spending in Costa Blanca up by over 19 per cent
The amount of money spent in Spain by foreign visitors has reached a new record high. According to the data published by the National Institute of Statistics, foreign tourists who visited the Costa Blanca up to July increased their spending by 19% with a total turnover of 4,740 million euros. The average expenditure per visitor and trip is at 1,023 euros representing a 5% increase, while the daily average stands at 95 euros, 12% more.
Foreign tourists who visited Spain in July spent 11,902 million euros, up 16.3% on the same month of 2016, according to the Egatur poll. Each international tourist spent an average of 1,132 euros in July, an increase of 5.6%, with an average stay of 8.2 days. The average stay on the Costa Blanca was 11 days.
Around 20% of the total expenditure was borne by the British (9,898 million), followed by the Germans with 13.3 % plus, the Italians (11.6%) and the Nordic countries (16.1%).
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