The Spanish tourism
reached a new record
on account of the foreign visitors arriving from the United Kingdom (UK)
. The tourism industry in Spain
registered the fifth record year
and investors interested in opening a company
operating in this industry should know that at the level of 2016, the field accounted for an overall value of EUR 77 billion. The projections for 2017 show that the industry will further grow and our team of lawyers in Spain
can offer more details on the main types of permits that are to be obtained by companies operating in this industry.
Spanish tourism in 2017
In the first three months of 2017, the Spanish tourism increased compared to the same period of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2017, Spain received 20 million visitors, which represented a growth of 11.6% compared to the first quarter of 2016.
The data on the Spanish tourism was presented by the Frontier Tourism Survey, operating under the National Institute of Statistics (INE), which also mentioned that the number of British tourists increased in 2017 by approximately 10%. Spain is the top touristic destination for British citizens and has been so for the last years.
Tourism companies in Spain
Investors interested in opening a company in Spain
in the tourism industry
can perform numerous types of activities. However, there may be special regulations depending on the company’s main operations
, which can refer to the issuance of various permits
or obtaining business incentives
which may apply for specific economic activities. For example, a business which will act as a tour operator
may need specific business permits
Our team of Spanish lawyers
can offer in-depth assistance on such aspects. At the same time, investors should know that in the period between January - April, approximately 4.3 million British citizens
arrived in Spain
for visiting purposes
Andalucia, top Spanish touristic destination
After the spectacular economic results obtained by Spain in 2016, the local authorities expect that 2017 will exceed the profits registered last year. The INE provides positive results in this sense as Andalucia, one of the top touristic destinations in Spain, has already registered EUR 6 billion deriving from tourism activities in the first quarter of 2017.
Businessmen are invited to contact our law firm in Spain
for more details on the registration of a Spanish company
operating in the tourism industry