The British now account for 50% of the tourists who come to the city and are above the total number of nationals | The hospitality industry highlights the greater purchasing power of a portion of UK travelers who spend an average of 25 euros per person.
The month of October is one of those preferred by the British to travel to destinations like Benidorm. This is corroborated by García who indicated that “there is a lot of family tourism and a lot of movement of travelers with tour operator packages” but also “senior tourists who come to enjoy the entire city, not just one area.” Furthermore, this month is the one in which British children have holidays at school, which also favors movement although, according to the English businesswoman, Karen Maling Cowles, the high prices make many decide not to travel and do so before those dates. .
The massive arrival of national tourists raises the occupancy in Benidorm above 82%, with income close to 10 million – The province improves the forecast and is also close to 80%.
Hotels, restaurants and shops have touched occupancy and business figures similar to those of the precovid stage,
Businessmen improve prices and benefits to avoid closures when they find that there is demand.
Hotels on the Costa Blanca have decided to stand up to Imserso and have launched their own vacation programs that are marketed on their websites through the internet. The Servigroup chain, which has launched an offer whereby you can spend a week’s vacation from October 1 in a four-star hotel with full board, free parking and, among other benefits, free transfer to the airport or the station from Alicante AVE from 260 euros. Other groups such as Poseidon Hotels will also make this type of offers
The weather in Alicante: the autumn that starts tonight will be hotter (good weather in october 2021).
The good weather that autumn will mark in the province of Alicante will allow the tourism sector to extend the tourist season until well into November,