Tourism generated more than 17,000 million euros in 2022 for the Spanish province
The tourism sector in Malaga, and indeed, Spain, has been one of the sectors that have suffered the most from the consequences of the COVID pandemic. After two years, it could be said that it has already recovered some ground. Recent data collected from 2022 figures have shown that the industry has now exceeded 2019 revenues.
Likewise, the economic impact of tourism this past year has broken a record. In 2022, the tourism sector generated more than 17,000 million euros, 18.3% more than in 2019, which also reported the best year in history for tourism revenue. Despite this increase in income, there has been a slight decrease in the arrival of tourists to the province.
Malaga began 2022 with the aim of matching or exceeding, the income of 2019 in tourism, according to Francisco Salado, president of the Malaga Provincial Council and Costa del Sol Tourism. These figures have exceeded 18% and reflect that ” in 2022 It has produced an extraordinary recovery of tourist activity in the province of Malaga, very close to the figures obtained in 2019”.
What makes Malaga so special
Málaga is a city located on the southern coast of Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalucia. It is the capital of the province of Málaga and the fourth-largest city in Andalusia. Málaga is famous for its rich history, cultural attractions, and Mediterranean climate.
One of the things that makes Málaga special is its location on the Mediterranean Sea. The city has a long history as a port and has always been an important gateway to the rest of Spain and Europe. Málaga also has a very vibrant arts and culture scene. The city has a number of museums, galleries, and theaters, as well as a bustling nightlife and a wide variety of restaurants and bars.
Málaga is also home to a number of important historical and cultural landmarks, including the Alcazaba, a fortified palace dating back to the 11th century, and the Gibralfaro Castle, which offers panoramic views of the city. The city is also home to the Málaga Cathedral, a beautiful Gothic structure that dates back to the 16th century.
Overall, Málaga is a diverse and vibrant city with a rich history and culture, making it a special place to visit and explore.
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