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Foreign Tourism. 10/2019

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Catalonia stood 1.7 million in October 2019, which represents a year-over-year increase of 1.6%. By country of habitual residence, among the countries of major origin, United States registered a positive variation (5.5%), while France, United Kingdom and Germany presented negative year-year-over-year-year variations (−1.0%, −6.1% and −1.0%, respectively).

On the other hand, by reason for travelling, business trips increased by 32.2%, while leisure trips and trips for other reasons (health, studies, family...) decreased by 0.6% and 4.3%, respectively.

As for the principal type of accommodation, market accommodation increased by 2.5% and non-market accommodation decreased by 4.9%.