It is now nearly ten months since new regulations were introduced to ensure that properties which are used as holiday accommodation ...continue reading "More than half of all holiday rental properties in Andalucía are in Malaga province"
Government statistics have shown that there were 15 per cent more foreign tourists in Andalucía in January compared to the same month last year.
...continue reading "Andalucía sees big increase in foreign tourists in January"
Spain has shattered its own tourism record for the seventh year in a row: 75.3 million foreign visitors made their way to the country in 2016. That’s 7.2 million more than in 2015, for a rise of 9.9%, according to early figures from Spain’s Energy and Tourism Ministry.
Visitors to Spain in 2016 shelled out a total of €77 billion, up 8.3% from 2015 figures, while average per capita spending was €1,023 for a more modest rise of 3.75%. The average daily amount spent by visitors was €138, some 6.5% higher than a year earlier.
...continue reading "Spain shattered its own tourism record in 2016"
Six months after the introduction of new regulations regarding holiday properties in Andalucía, figures show that in some municipalities such as Nerja, Rincón de la Victoria and Casares, there are nowmore places available in rental properties than in hotels.
Self-catering properties now represent 50 per cent of holiday accommodation on the Costa del Sol and 30 per cent of hotel places in the province. The figures refer to rental properties whose owners have complied with the regulations and have registered them with the Tourism Register of Andalucía, and they show that there are currently 26,321 places available in 5,321 holiday rental properties.
However, during the six months since the new regulation came into force, there have been more than 10,000 applications for these types of properties to be registered, and 5,321 of them have completed the whole process, explains the Junta de Andalucía’s Turism and Culture delegate in Malaga, Monsalud Galindo.
...continue reading "Holiday rentals represent 30 per cent of tourist accommodation in Málaga"