Excelcan presents together with the Chamber of Commerce of Gran Canaria the first report on the situation of the Tourism Sector in the Canary Islands

Excelcan and the Chamber of Commerce of Gran Canaria sign an agreement for the periodical elaboration of tourism reports that will analyze the key aspects that influence the tourism outlook in the Canary Islands. You can read the report here: Read report Excelcan, the Association for Research, Study and Excellence in the Tourism Sector in […]

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Canary Islands Tourism on the Rise

  Canary Islands Tourism on the Rise: ISTAC Data Reveals Positive Outlook The Canary Islands are experiencing steady growth in the tourism sector, according to the latest Tourist Accommodation Surveys published by the Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). This data, which covers from 2009 to 2024, offers detailed information on accommodation capacity, occupancy rates, profitability,

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Non-hotel tourist accommodations in Spain soar by 31.4% in March!

More than 9.2 million overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation in March! An increase of 31.4% compared to the same month in 2023 Holy Week boosts the sector with increases in all subsectors: apartments, campsites, rural tourism accommodation and hostels. Highlights: Apartments: Overnight stays in tourist apartments grew by 18.8%, with the Canary Islands as

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Spain welcomes more than 6 million tourists in March: 21% more than in 2023!

¡España bate récords! Más de 6 millones de turistas en marzo  España ha arrancado el año con un turismo en auge. Según la Spain has started the year with tourism booming. According to the latest INE figures, in March the country received a total of 6.3 million international tourists, representing a 21% increase compared to

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Spain sees a 29.7% increase in tourist spending in March!

Canary Islands, Catalonia, and Andalusia lead the growth, while the United Kingdom, Germany, and Nordic countries top the spending by country International tourists spent a total of 8.652 billion euros in Spain during March, representing a significant increase of 29.7% compared to the same month in 2023. The average tourist expenditure also experienced positive growth,

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Canary Islands Registers 11.14% Increase in Overnight Stays During March 2024

Canary Islands: Strong rebound in tourism in March with an 11% increase in overnight stays According to data published by the Canary Islands Institute of Statistics (ISTAC), the tourism sector in the Canary Islands experienced significant growth during the month of March 2024, with a total of 8.9 million overnight stays recorded in hotels and

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Canary Islands’ Hotel Occupancy for Q2: Moderate Optimism and Mixed Outlook

Will the expectations be met? The Canary Islands are expecting a moderately positive second quarter for hotel occupancy, according to the latest ISTAC forecasts. Occupancy rates are projected to be 75%, 70%, and 69% for April, May, and June, respectively, for hotels, and 67%, 60%, and 60% for tourist apartments. However, expectations among hoteliers and

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EU Accommodation and Food Service Sector Employs 9.9 Million People and Generates €203.6 Billion in Value Added

Accommodation and Catering: A Key Sector for the EU Economy According to the latest statistics from Eurostat, the accommodation and food service sector in the European Union (EU) employed 9.9 million people in 2021, representing 6.3% of total employment in the business economy. The sector also generated a value added of €203.6 billion, equivalent to

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February closes with 1,598,635 tourists, a 17% increase compared to the same month in 2023

Canarias receives 17% more tourists in February 2024 More than 1.5 million visitors arrived in the Canary Islands by air in February 2024, representing a 17% increase compared to the same month of the previous year. International tourists were the main contributors to this growth, with an increase of 17.23%, while domestic tourists also experienced

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Canary Islanders Speak Up: ISTAC Launches Tourism Perception Survey

The opinion of residents matters The Canary Islands Statistics Institute (ISTAC) has launched a new module within the Survey of Socioeconomic Habits and Confidence (ECOSOC) to gauge residents’ perceptions of tourism in the archipelago. What do they want to know? The study seeks to explore the Canary Islanders’ assessment of the economic, social, cultural, and

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