Foreign tourism spending in Spain up by 6.3%

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Foreign tourism spending in Spain up by 6.3% 

MADRID, Oct. 28 — The amount of money spent by foreign tourists in Spain rose by 6.3 percent to a total of 53.793 billion euros (about USD59.2 billion) in the first nine months of the year when compared with the same period of a year earlier, the Spanish Ministry of Tourism reported on Tuesday.

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Wildfire destroys over 2,000 hectares in northwest Spain

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Wildfire destroys over 2,000 hectares in northwest Spain 

MADRID, Aug. 31 — A wildfire which began at around mid-day on Sunday has destroyed around 2,000 hectares of woodland in the Community of Galicia in the northwest of Spain.

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Int'l tourists visiting Spain increases 5.2% in first 5 months of 2015

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Int'l tourists visiting Spain increases 5.2% in first 5 months of 2015 

MADRID, June 23 — Spain received a total of 22.5 million international tourists in the first five months of the year, according to data revealed Monday by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

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Spain receives 10.6-M int'l tourists in Q1

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Spain receives 10.6-M int'l tourists in Q1 

MADRID, April 23 — Spain received a total of 10.6 million international tourists in the first quarter (Q1) of the year which meant a 5.3 percent increase compared with the same period a year earlier, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism reported on Wednesday.

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Spanish public deficit stands at 4.62% up to November

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Spanish public deficit stands at 4.62% up to November 

MADRID, Jan. 28 — The Spanish public deficit stood at 4.62 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) at the end of November, the Spanish Ministry of Finance reported on Tuesday.

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