Government statistics have shown that there were 15 per cent more foreign tourists in Andalucía in January compared to the same month last year.
Of the Spanish regions that receive the most international visitors, Andalucía saw the biggest increase. The Canaries saw 7.7 per cent more visitors and Catalonia lost 1.8 per cent of its visitors, when comparing the data with January 2016. Just over 13 per cent of the 3.9 million foreign tourists visiting Spain headed for Andalucía. Of those 521,116 visitors, 25.2 per cent were British and 9.7 per cent from Scandinavian countries.