According to the latest quarterly report published by Turespaña, the increase in tourists so far this year, means 2017 is set to close with a figure of 83 million international visitors. This means a ratio of 1.8 tourists per capita, the highest rating amongst the world’s 20 largest economies.

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All the Spanish regions are benefitting from tourism increases, most of all Andalucia and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid, with two-digit growth rates. The pace is more moderate in Catalunya and the Balearics.

Other Mediterranean destinations such as Croatia are experiencing a similar trend, whilst tourism recovery seems to be slower in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. Whereas in Turkey, the moderately negative trend is continuing for the time being.