continues to break records In January Spain visited about 3,1 million foreign tourists that for 12,3 % more than in January, 2013. Growth of a flow of tourists was especially actual from France which displaced Germany from the second position.
For tourism of Spain, 2013 became record by number of the foreign tourists who have visited the country. This indicator exceeded for the first time a boundary in 60 million people. The tendency of growth proceeds and in new year, with more than three million foreign tourists in January. Such data were published in the report of Encuesta de Movimientos Turisticos en Frontera which was widespread today the Ministry of the industry, power engineering specialists and tourism of Spain.
Great Britain became the main source of tourists for Spain with growth by 9,2 % in annual calculation. France showed the best results of growth in 19,5 %
Germany which long time was the second country, by number of tourists visited Spain, in January fell by the third place, with growth in 8,5 %. The stream from Scandinavia grew by 9,8 %. In the Russian market as, growth in 14,4 % was fixed.
The Canary Islands were visited by the greatest number of tourists that made 32,8 % from total number of foreign tourists in January. The Provinces of Catalonia showed growth by 13,6 % and 24,1 % from total of tourists.