02.10.2020 - 20:27

Spain - Tourism figures August 2020

Doomsday mood in tourism industry

2,44 million foreign tourists visited Spain in August 2020, which is a minus of 75,9 % compared to August 2019.

The French people rank first with 863,665 tourists (-57,2 %), followed by the Germans with 298,217 tourists (-73,6 %). The Britons rank 3rd with 256,528 tourists (-88,2 %).

January to August 2020

From January to August, 2,66 million Britons (-78,9 %) travelled to Spain. 2,87 million tourists (-64,7 %) came from France and 2,07 million tourists (-73,0 %) from Germany,

Spain registered a total of 15,69 million foreign visitors between January and August 2020 which corresponds to a minus of 73,0 %.

Andalusia ranks 3rd among Spain's most popular holiday destinations, right behind Catalonia and the Canary Islands.

Andalusia registered a total of 2,27 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 72,6 %.

The Canary Islands registered a total of 3,19 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 63,2 %.

The Balearic Islands registered a total of 1,47 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 85,4 %.


According to the Spanish Institute of Statistics, tourists generated a revenue of 16,7 billion euros from January to August 2020 which is a minus of 73,8 %. The Britons are responsible for a turnover of 2,6 billion euros and the Germans for a turnover of 2,2 billion euros.

Andalusia achieves a turnover of 2,4 billion euros with foreign tourists which currently represents a minus of 71,3 %.

Description: Spanish tourism industry collapses in August 2020 as well. COVID-19 leads to a drop of 75,9 %. How can this deeply indebted country be rescued? The final match for Spain's future has begun.
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