Presentation by the Exceltur tourism alliance in Madrid
Wednesday's presentation by the Exceltur tourism alliance.
Leading tourism companies fearing "significant" airport chaos
The Exceltur alliance highlights airports with the highest number of British tourists.
An empty Magalluf beach, Mallorca
For tourism, 2021 has begun with uncertainties.
"Moderately normalised" tourism activity not expected until 2022
Tourism GDP in 2020 fell by over 100,000 million euros.
Exceltur estimating tourism industry loss of almost 100,000 million euros
Spain's tourism industry needs an "urgent and potent non-refundable aid plan".
State finance for tourism industry "insufficient"
A contrast is made with the French government's direct aid package for the tourism industry.
Meliá boss warns of the consequences of increasing the minimum wage
Gabriel Escarrer of Meliá highlighted "notable increases" in salaries because of collective bargaining agreements.
Tourism phobia and the challenge of sustainability
There is concern about how the summer 2020 season in Majorca will evolve.
The boost in the pound is good news for Balearic tourism
"The election result clears the uncertainty that has so far surrounded the‘ Brexit'."
Exceltur calling for mature resorts renewal plan
Improvements are needed, and quickly, in order to combat competition.
Lower tourism growth forecast for 2019
Economic slowdown, Brexit, competitor destinations and political issues in Spain: all factors.
Palma has one of the highest levels of "tourist pressure"
The principal factor contributing to tourist pressure, according to Exceltur, is the number of apartments that have been converted into holiday accommodation.
Exceltur blames holiday rentals for "tourismphobia"
Citizen reaction against tourism is a consequence of an "uncontrolled" increase in holiday rental accommodation.
Exceltur warning that tourism growth is not sustainable
The current boom in the Balearics and Spain has been assisted by tourists who have been "borrowed" from other destinations.
Britons behind best summer for a decade
“Our message to all of the parties battling to win the general election is that the tourist industry needs stability to continue growing.”