The Canaries registered a new record for the number of foreign tourists arriving across the seven islands in May. The foreign passenger figure of 802,034 is a 4.83% increase compared to the same month last year.
The Ministry of Tourism for the Canary Islands reported a total of 4,868,711 foreign passengers during the first five months of 2015. This is a historical record based on data provided from AENA, with 8,502 more foreign passengers passing through the airports from January to May 2015 and an increase of 0.17% compared to the same period in 2014. >
Lanzarote Airport Arrivals
Lanzarote reported the biggest increase in tourist arrivals (173,692) out of all the islands in May 2015, we received 18,802 more passengers than in May 2014, which is an increase of 12.14%. Tenerife reported a decrease of 0.78%, whilst Fuerteventura (6.34%) and Gran Canaria (5.02%) also recorded positive increases of foreign passengers compared to last year.
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