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Foreign Tourism. 07/2019

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Catalonia stood 2.4 million tourists in July 2019, which represents a year-on-year decrease of 2.1%. By country of habitual residence, among the countries of major origin, France and Germany registered negative variations (−7.3% and −5.0%, respectively); while United Kingdom and United States presented positive variations (11.7% and 10.1%, respectively).

On the other hand, by reason for the trip, business trips increased by 17,4%, while leisure trips and trips for other reasons (health, studies, family...) decreased by 0.6% and 30.5%, respectively.

As for the principal type of accommodation, market accommodation increased by 0.9% and non-market accommodation decreased by 26.5%.