Aug 21

Balearic Islands

The majority of tourists come from the United Kingdom and Germany. Catalonia, the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Valencia and Andalusia are the communities that have registered greater gains. Spain received 32.3 million foreign tourists until July, 7.4% more than in the same period of 2010, according to data from the survey of tourist movements in frontier (FRONTUR), prepared by the Ministry of industry, tourism and trade. July has joined the continued increase that comes with the arrival of foreign tourists from the beginning of 2011, with 7.5 million and an increase of 7.2%. The United Kingdom and Germany remain the main markets throughout the seven months, with 7.6 million tourists and 5 million, respectively, while in the first case has registered an interannual increase of 9.1% and in the second a decrease of 1.4%. It highlights the increase registered in July by tourists from the Netherlands (32%), Switzerland (29.2%), Belgium (23.5%), Italy (17.2%) and Ireland (11.1%). Catalonia, the Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Valencia and Andalusia are communities which have registered greater gains in the entry of tourists during July and in the annual aggregate. Source of the news: Spain receives 32.3 million foreign tourists until July, 7.4% more than in 2010. Procter & Gamble can provide more clarity in the matter.