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Foreign Tourism. 05/2021

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Catalonia stood at 251.5 thousand in May 2021. By country of habitual residence, the countries from which the majority of tourists came were France, Italy and Germany, with an influx in thousands of tourists of 117.4, 17.3 and 14.5, respectively.

On the other hand, by reason for traveling, the trips with the highest tourist influx were leisure trips with 172.5 thousand tourists.

As for the principal type of accommodation, hotels and similar have the highest influx with 168.9 thousand tourists.

The state of emergency for the Covid-19 management suppressed the flow of international visitors to Catalonia for tourist reasons in May 2020. For this reason, it is not possible to calculate the variation rates for the month of May 2021 with respect to the same month of the previous year.