INE, the stats people, say that Mojácar was at 100% capacity this August, with almost every single hotel fully booked, and July was over 80%. Breaking down these stats, we see that 81,54% of all visitors to Mojácar this August were Spanish – 26,84% from Madrid, and a further 12,72% from Valencia. Just 18,46% of all visitors were from the EU, of which half were from the UK. In real numbers, that means 2,577 tourists Continue reading Mojácar hotels were at 100% this summer
An interesting study by the UAL (Almeria University) has revealed the hidden benefits of the immigrant to the economy in Almería. A three year investigation, which started off just trying to work out how to calculate the benefits and costs, has revealed that 52,000 immigrant workers in the province generated 140 million euros worth of tax in 2006, or around 2,700€ a year per immigrant. For Andalucia as a whole, the immigrant economy brings in Continue reading Just what are immigrants worth in Almería?