Tourism in Canary Island
The Canary Islands the Canary Independent Community received in July 1.071.776 tourists received a total of 740,254 foreign passengers during the month of 2005 July, a 0.22 percent more than in July of year 2004, which supposes 1,611 visitors more, according to the data facilitated by Spanish Airports and Navegation (AENA) to the Council of Tourism of the Government of the Canary Islands.
Also, and according to data of the National Institute of EstadÃstica (INE), the number of Spaniards lodged in canary establishments during the month of July increased in more of a 5 percent with respect to 2004 July, which supposes 331,522 people. In the accumulated ones of January to July, the Spaniards lodged in canary hotel establishments entered themselves in 1.364.168, and have increased their presence in a 5.71 percent with respect to the first seven months of the previous year.
For the advisor of Tourism of the Government of the Canary Islands, Manuel Fajardo, â€œthese data reflect the result of the promotional effort in the peninsular market that was the past made month of May with the campaign `This Summer You are going away To enamor with CanariasÂ´â€. Results that will be able to be seen with more clarity at the end of September â€œwhen we are convinced that the final balance will be positive since we will maintain the same numbers that the past yearâ€, Fajardo indicates.
In the accumulated ones of the seven first Canary months of the year it received 5.268.361 foreign tourists, a 2.26 percent less than of January to July of the previous year, which supposes 121,634 tourists less, a balance than nevertheless turns upside down in positive when the Spaniards enter themselves. The total number of visitors during the month of July experiences an increase of the 1.41 percent.
In this period the Archipelago experienced a recovery of the German market with an increase of the 3.07 percent the seven first months of the year, and countries like Finland, 7.24 percents more, Ireland, a 2.03 percent more, Italy, 17.56 percents more, Norway, 4.80 percents more, Denmark, a 15.81 percent more, or Poland, a 9.17 percent.
Tenerife received in July 267,354 foreign passengers, number that supposes an increase of the 1.60 percent with respect to 2004 July. In the accumulated ones of January to July, Tenerife received 1.941.853 foreign visitors, a 2.75 percent less than in the seven first months of 2004, which supposes 54,971 tourists less.
Great Canary received in July 199,443 foreign tourists, a 1.13 percent more than in 2004 July, which supposes 2,222 tourists more. In the accumulated ones of the seven first months of the year, Great Canary received 1.538.992 visitors, a 1.37 percent less than of January to 2004 July, which supposes 21,319 tourists less.
Fuerteventura received in July 121,473 foreign visitors more what supposes an increase of the 10.04 percent with respect to he himself month of the previous year, 11,083 tourists. In accumulated from January to July the Island it received 739,010 foreign passengers less what less supposes a 1.44 percent than of January to 2004 July, 10,772 tourists.
During the month of July, Lanzarote reached a level of occupation of the 83 percent in its establishments, according to the INE. In numbers of passengers, this Island received 145,474 foreigners, which indicates a reduction of the 9.61 percent with respect to he himself month of the previous year, and supposes 15,460 tourists less. Nevertheless it is necessary to consider that, being Thursdays the days of Maxima affluence in the airport of Lanzarote, in which they are registered up to 195 operations (entered and exits of airplanes), and supplied seats 35,646, let enter the 30 Thursday to agree dejunio, which has been reflected in those 15,460 tourists of less. In the seven first months of the year, Lanzarote reached the number of 974,875 visitors, a 3.93 percent less than in the accumulated ones of the previous year, which supposes a total of 39,831 foreign tourists less.
The count of foreign visitors in July in the island of the Palm ascends to 6,510, a 6.47 percent less than in he himself month of year 2004, which supposes a reduction of 450 passengers. From January to July, the Palm received 73,631 tourists, a 7.69 percent more than in he himself period of the previous year, which indicates 5,259 tourists more.
In the distribution by origin countries, United Kingdom monopolizes in July the greater quota of market with a 42.97 percent of the total of passengers. It follows Germany to him (26.83%); Switzerland (0.82%) Norway (1%); Holland (5.79%); Denmark (0.83%); Ireland (6.92 percents), Italy (2.94%) and Belgium (2.91%); Austria (1.46%); France (1.44%).