In the first nine months of 2023 the United Kingdom was the country with the highest cumulative spending (18.7% of the total).
The US is now the eighth largest foreign tourism market in the Balearics.
The estimated daily spend by American tourists is put at 1,200 euros.
Higher spending, but then there is inflation ...
Between them, British and German tourists were responsible for 43% of all spending.
While overall tourist spending has risen by just over one per cent, hotel spending has gone up almost 7%.
Numbers of tourists down, but spending up - an indication of greater "quality".
A fall of almost five per cent for Spain as a whole was the largest decrease for eight years.
Palma had a terraces war, tourist statistics proved a point, academic research regarding the tourist tax didn't prove a point, and there was more snow.
The Egatur survey confirms what many people believe is obvious.
Tourist spending is said to be down by between 20 and 30 per cent compared with last year.
Total spending in November increased in line with there having been more tourist arrivals.
Spending by foreign tourists in the Balearics during the first five months of the year was up 13.8% to 2,762 million euros.
A study commissioned by the Balearic government to assess any negative impact of the new tourist tax, which comes into effect on 1 July, has concluded that the levy will lead to a 0.8 per cent fall in spending by holidaymakers.
In March alone, the total spend by foreign tourists rose by 39% over March last year, giving a figure of 380 million euros.
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