Tourism continues to be one of the most important activities on the Costa Blanca.
Figures show that 5,388 million euros was spent by foreign tourists last year, an increase of 3.4% on the previous year. The UK remains the largest spender at 1,537 million euros.
Of the other nationalities, spending by the French increased by 16.7%, Germans spent 24.1% more, the Italians - 5.4% more and Belgiums – 9% more. The Russian market continues to be strong with a 23.9% increase.
The average spend was 864 euros or 78 euros per day, an increase of 3.1% over 2013.