Visits to Spain by Foreign Tourists Fell by 64.3% in March due to the Health Crisis

6 May 2020 – Brainsre.news

The decrease in the number of travellers caused a drop in spending – foreign tourists visiting Spain in March spent just €2.2 billion, down by 63.3% YoY.

Spain received only two million international tourists in March, which represents a drop of 64.3% compared to the same month in 2019, according to provisional data from the Frontur survey published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) on Wednesday. The main reason for this fall is the Covid-19 health crisis that is plaguing the country – and much of the world – after the State of Emergency was decreed on 14 March.

Naturally, the decrease in visitor numbers had an impact on spending – foreign tourists visiting Spain in March spent just €2.2 billion, down by 63.3% compared to the same month a year earlier, according to provisional data from the tourist spending survey published by INE on Wednesday.

Original Story: Brainsre.news

Translation/Summary: Carmel Drake

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