BRITS flock to Benidorm as the popular destination sees the highest number of tourists.
Tourism in Benidorm, Spain is at an all-time high and for the first time since the pandemic began, Brits are outnumbering locals.
The ever-popular British holiday hotspot has seen a boom in visitors since Covid restrictions were eased.
The pandemic has prevented many holidaymakers from flying there and enjoying a pint in the sun for the past two years.
However, with passenger tracking forms and pre-departure tests scrapped for everyonepeople can jet off in the seaside resort and enjoy the sun’s rays and beautiful beaches.
Hoteliers are currently experiencing excellent business and are looking forward to a successful Easter and a nice summer, report the express.
Spain has also eased its Covid regulations in recent months, as have regional governments within Spain, including Valencia, which is setting the rules for Benidorm.
Face coverings are still required indoors for those aged six and over, unlike in England.
Although the port was by the sea hit by storms in the last few daysToni Mayor, president of the regional hotel association, insisted the bad weather hadn’t kept Brits away.
He said: “Despite the fact that the weather has not been on our side in recent days, the truth is that another step has been taken in tourism recovery and virtually all destinations are showing maximum data since the beginning of the pandemic.
“The British have already taken the lead in Benidorm, surpassing Spanish tourists in market share for the first time, a fact not seen since the beginning of the pandemic and confirming the good forecasts that the sector has been since the sixth wave of the pandemic controlled.”
It comes after Britons traveling to Benidorm were told they might have to spend more on a holiday thanks to a new tourist tax.
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