From mass tourism to contributory tourism, Spain transitions - Part 1

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Published on 16/06/23 - Updated on 16/06/23

Analyse Espagne

Like France, Spain enjoys a high standing on the international tourism scene, placing the Iberian country in second place among the world's tourist destinations in terms of arrivals. Its economy is heavily dependent on the tourist industry, which accounts for almost 13% of GDP and 12% of jobs. The tourism sector has evolved considerably over the years, starting with the traditional "sol y playa" formula and moving towards a more virtuous tourism model, gradually moving away from mass tourism.

Covid's considerable impact on Spanish tourism Since the 1950s, tourism has been Spain's leading economic force, gradually becoming one of the pillars of the destination. The health crisis has hit the country's economy hard, with tourism's share of Spain's GDP falling from 12.4% in 2019 to 5.9% in...

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