Wednesday February 15, 2017
ARRIVALS UP Britain Drives 11.2% Increase In Arrivals
Lanzarote´s growing popularity as a holiday hot spot shows no signs of slowing. As the latest figures for foreign tourist arrivals show an 11.2% increase on January 2016.
In total, 193,578 holidaymakers touched down at Arrecife airport last month. And nearly 50% of these visitors (95,949 passengers) flew in from the UK, with British tourist numbers rising by 16% year on year.
Arrivals from Eire also continued to rise, up by 12% versus January 2016. However there were some major falls in other key markets, according to the provisional figures just released by ISTAC, The Canarian Institute of Statistics. With German passenger numbers down by 32% and French by a whopping 74%.