Tourists spend 7% more in the Canary Islands

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Foreign tourists visiting the Canary Islands during the first seven months of the year (2013) spent €6,240 million which represents 7.7% more than the same period of 2012, according to the Tourism Expenditure Survey (Egatur) which was released today by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

The average expenditure per tourist increased in that period by 6.7% reaching a spend of €1,066 euros per person. The daily spend per tourist increased by 5.3% reaching €110.

Nationally, foreign tourists that visited Spain in the first seven months of 2013 spent €32,210 million, which is 6% more than in the same period of 2012, according to the Tourism Expenditure Survey (EGATUR).

The increase in average spending per tourist from January to July was up 2% to €949 euros, while the daily spend by tourist increased 2.1% to reach €108.