Optimism in four major markets issuers for 2015

The economies of European countries contributing six of every ten foreign tourists visiting Spain shows expectations of improvement of face by 2015, especially in the case of United Kingdom and Germany.

Recalled that Spain closed 2014 receiving about 65 million international tourists, 4.3 million more than in the previous year.

Most of the additional contribution came from France, United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, which together totaled 2.8 million tourists over”, as reported by Turespaña.

Growth in foreign tourist arrivals will continue in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest report Coyuntur. However, Turespaña draws caution to a volatile 2015.

United Kingdom

The British economy grew by 2.4% last year. It was the highest growth since 2008. The United Kingdom Government that GDP will increase by 2.4% in 2015, according to forecasts announced last fall. The unemployment rate stood at 5.8%. See also TUI and Thomas Cook recovered the British market by 2015.

  • Arrivals in British to Spain holidaymakers 2014: 15 million ( 5.7%)


GDP of Germany underwent in the fourth quarter of last year a quarterly growth of 0.7%, accelerating by six tenths the progress made in the third quarter (0.1%), according to the Federal Statistical Office germana (Destatis). Annual rate, German GDP increased by 1.6% in the fourth quarter of last year.

The growth of the German economy between October and December was due to domestic demand, which was driven by household consumption, as well as increased investment in machinery and equipment.

In the whole of the year 2014, the German economy grew by 1.6%, against the slight advance of 0.2% recorded in 2013. Is expected that the GDP of Germany will grow 1.1 percent this year.

  • Arrivals in 2014 from German tourists to Spain: 10,42 million ( 5.7%)


the GDP of France recorded in the fourth quarter of 2014 an expansion of 0.1% compared to the previous three months, as reported by the French Statistical Office.

As a result, the second largest economy in the euro area has closed the set of 2014 with a growth of 0.4 per cent, the same as that recorded the previous year.

  • Arrived in 2014 from French tourists in Spain: 10,61 million ( 11.3%)


the Italian economy recorded a decline of 0.4% last year, as reported by the Institute of statistics of Italy. However, during the last quarter of 2014 GDP did not fall.

The Bank of Italy estimates that the country’s economy will grow by 0.4% this year.

  • Arrived in 2014 from Italian tourists in Spain: 3.69 million ( 14.6%)

euro zone

throughout 18 countries of the eurozone, GDP increased by 0.3% in the last quarter of the year 2014. In the total of the European Union (28 countries), economic growth was 0.4%.Annual rate, growth was 0.9% (eurozone) and 1.3% (EU).

On the set of the year 2014, the GDP grew by 0.9% in the eurozone and 1.4% in the entire EU.


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