COSTA BLANCA hotel owners have said they expect 'an avalanche' of British tourists to descend on the Spanish coast in the coming weeks. This comes after the UK Government announced it will be scrapping its travel traffic light system from next month.
(Image: EXPRESS)However, before the pandemic, Britons made up around 40 percent of the tourists in the Spanish town throughout the summer.Mr Mayor added: “If the growth in international tourism continues, we could be looking forward to a very acceptable month in Benidorm.”
Spanish people make up the majority of holidaymakers on the Costa Blanca, followed by visitors from Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, and the UK.Back in June, Mr Mayor hoped that the resort could welcome Britons in the later months of the summer.
He said at the time: “We can announce a summer which is very linked to national tourism.“Our hope is that we can begin to receive British tourists at the end of July and start of August in the run-up to an autumn we hope will take place with the maximum normality possible. headtopics.com
“Our concern has long been when we can open up to British tourism which is our main tourism market.”The hotel association’s president added: “We are working on the basis there could be an important number of people arriving from the UK in the months of July and August, August and September.
“We know we’re a favourite destination of the British people and there’s just as much desire in the UK for an opening of the borders so UK holidaymakers can come here as there is here in receiving them.” Read more: Daily Express »
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