"Massive foreign invasion is occurring on the sunny shores of the incredibly blue Mediterranean. Tourists barrel in by jet planes and on package tours lured by the sun, the affordable prices, and the grace and fire of the people and their rich culture."
In 2023, Spain was visited by 85.1 million international tourists. This record smasher makes the legendary land of the Man of La Mancha the world’s top tourist destination. Moreover, Spain hold the highest score in Statista's Travel and Tourism Development Index. France, the perennial Number One, is expected to slide down to second place, attracting an estimated 79 million to 85 million foreign visitors. Sangria anyone?
The Acting Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, held several working meetings in London to evaluate and strengthen the contingency plans of the Government of Spain in the event of a no-deal withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. “Strengthening contingency plans before Brexit is a government priority,” she says.
WiZink, the arena with the greatest number of activities. Gastrofestival. Irresistible. Where tourists splurge. Green city.
Semana Santa is fast turning into a parody of the Easter penitence that used to characterize the week of the Passion of Jesus in Catholic Spain
Despite the crowd being about half its usual size, restaurant terraces are filled to capacity and businesses continue to boom. When most of the locals either keep close to the hearth or flee. Tourists from virtually anywhere colder than Spain, come and enjoy Dénia’s “cruel” winter which for them is just a chilly Tuesday
A must-visit for the serious tourist!