Foreign Tourism. 08/2019
The number of foreign tourists arriving in Catalonia stood 2.4 million tourists in August 2019, which represents a year-on-year decrease of 3.1%. By country of habitual residence, among the countries of major origin, France,United Kingdom and Germany registered negative variations (−5.7%, −6.4% and −6.9%, respectively); while Italy presented a positive variation (0,5%).
On the other hand, by reason for the trip, business trips increased by 62.8%, while leisure trips and trips for other reasons (health, studies, family...) decreased by 3.0% and 21.5%, respectively.
As for the principal type of accommodation, market accommodation remained stable and non-market accommodation decreased by 27.3%.