Despite the current quarantine row between Spain and the UK, and as Boris Johnson warns of “signs of a second wave” of coronavirus in Europe, Spanish tourism heavily depends on its closest neighbours.


First published in July 2020.


Spain saw the number of daily new COVID-19 cases spike again from below 500 in early July to more than 2,000 over the past few days. Coming in the middle of the summer holiday season, the new wave of infections couldn’t come at a worse time.

Number of international tourist arrivals in Spain, by country of origin. / Statista





[This piece was first published in Statista & written by Felix Richter, Data Journalist at Statista.]

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