Foreign tourists spent 1,259 million euros in the Canary Islands in August , 9.6% more than a year ago and an all time high for that month.
Visitors from the UK, and to a lesser extent Italy, were the main spenders, as highlighted in the latest Tourism Expenditure (Egatur) survey published recently.
According to the report, the August record was the icing on the cake after four months of “remarkable growth” of foreign tourism expenditure
The survey goes on to detail an individual breakdown of 124 euros spending per person per day
In the whole of Spain, international tourists a total of 46,590 million euros during the first eight months of the year , representing an increase of 7% over the same period of 2014.