Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Mar 3 (EFE).- The Canary Islands received 1.20 million foreign tourists in January, 3.91% more than before the pandemic (2019), who spent their vacations on the islands 1,705 million euros, 16.36% more.
According to data published this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics, the islands were the destination this January for 45,395 more international tourists than in the same month of 2019, with an additional expense compared to that moment of 239.82 million euros.
In the first month of the year, 29% of all the international tourism that Spain received was concentrated in the Canary Islands, with the United Kingdom and Germany, once again, as the main customers.
The British were 33.2% of the tourists who chose the islands that month to spend their holidays and the Germans, 18%.
Regarding spending, it was 1,416 euros per person, distributed in an average of 163 euros per day in stays of 8.7 days. EFE