Foreign tourists spent a record of 56.374.000 euros till October 2014, which is 7% higher than last year. The data published on the basis of a survey of travel expenses (EGATUR), published by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. The increase is due, in a greater extent, to the increase in the number of foreign visitors to Spain, while the average expenditure per tourist registered a slight decline of 0.4% till 967 euros.
Thus, the overall growth in spending international visitors was slightly less than the number of tourists visiting Spain this year, namely in the period from January to October the number of visitors to Spain rose by 7.5% to 58,3 million people, which is in 4,1 million more than the year before.
Thus, foreign tourists set a new record by spending 56,374,000 euros during his trips to Spain for the first ten months of this year, which represents an increase of 7% compared to the same period of 2013, according to an annual survey of travel expenses (Egatur).
The average duration of stay at the same time decreased and daily expenses of tourists are maintained at 109 euros.
In October 2014 were recorded travel expenses in the amount of 5,733,000 euros, which is 4.6% more than in October last year, but in this case the increase was due to an increase in the number of tourists by 7.8%, as the average expenses of travel fell by 3% and by 2.1% in case of expenses per day.