The Costa del Sol closes the month of February with an increase of 15.1% of travelers staying in tourist apartments

The tourism bulletin of Tourism Costa del Sol reflects an excellent behavior of national and international tourists

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The Costa del Sol continues the growth trend with which it started the year, receiving the visit of 72,323 travelers staying in tourist apartments in the month of February, which represents an increase of 15.1% over the same period of the previous year. This figure is given especially by the increase of 57.1% from Spanish travelers compared to 4% growth of travelers from the international market, as reflected in the latest Tourism Situation Report published by Turismo Costa del Sol. Specifically, the destination It added a total of 44,088 overnight stays for Spanish travelers and 314,498 international overnight stays in this type of accommodation.

These results “show how the destination continues to position itself as one of the favorites for tourism,” as Arturo Bernal, general director of Turismo Costa del Sol, explained.

In addition, the Tourist Situation bulletin reflects an increase of 9.6% of hotel travelers in February, thanks to an almost equitable evolution of the national and international market, which have experienced increases of 10.1% and 9.3%, respectively.

The highest percentage of passenger growth in February was registered among those who chose the tourist camps of the Costa del Sol, specifically 9,508 travelers, which represents an increase of 30.1% compared to the same month of the previous year.

Costa del Sol tourism director, Arturo Bernal, has indicated that “the Costa del Sol has visibly improved its main tourism indicators compared to the same period last year”, and stressed that “tourism continues to create employment what is Good news for the province of Malaga. “

The latest bulletin of the hotel situation shows that the markets that performed best on the Costa del Sol compared to hotel and apartment travelers in February were Russia, Italy, Finland and Sweden, with increases of 61.8% , 25.6%, 23.7% and 22.5%, respectively.

The international markets that received the highest number of hotel travelers and lodged in tourist apartments on the Costa del Sol in the second month of the year were Spain, with 165,994, the United Kingdom with 59,678 and Germany with 18,163.

It also highlights the positive evolution of hotel employment, which in February experienced a growth of 7.4% over the same month of the previous year, to account for a total of 10,041 people hired in hotel establishments.

After the publication of these results, Bernal has indicated that “the Costa del Sol has visibly improved its main tourism indicators compared to the same period last year”, and stressed that “tourism continues to create employment which is good news for the province of Malaga”.

Source Malaga.es