The Balearics have picked up two out of three Dutch tourists
Data shows that the islands have recovered two in three Dutch tourists compared to 2019.
The Minister of Economic Model, Tourism and Labor, Iago Negueruela, met yesterday September 8 with the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Spain, Jan Versteeg, to analyze the tourist season. Among the data to be taken into account, it appears that the islands have recovered two out of three Dutch tourists compared to 2019.
During the meeting, the two parties analyzed the tourist season and the current situation, in an atypical year but in which the recovery of travelers from the Netherlands to the Balearics is “positive”.
According to the latest official data available, corresponding to the month of July, the Netherlands is already the sixth largest market, very close to the fifth (Switzerland).
One of the key factors in the recovery of this market during the current tourist season has been the confidence shown by the archipelago as a safe destination when, at the start of the season, the Netherlands placed the islands in their list of safe countries to travel. in its COVID traffic light system.
The meeting took place in the presence of Minister Iago Negueruela, accompanied by the Director General of Tourism, Rosana Morillo, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Spain, Jan Versteeg, who was accompanied by the Consul of the Netherlands to the Islands Balearic Islands, Ingrid van de Reijt.
Negueruela and Versteeg highlighted the possibilities offered by the islands to tourists and agreed to continue working together to end excessive tourism in problematic areas.
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