The island has the best numbers in the Canary Islands in the first five months of 2018
The recovery of competing markets with the archipelago has caused a drop in the influx of foreign travelers on the islands. However, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote have managed to maintain the historical figures of tourist arrivals so far this year despite the reopening of Egypt and Turkey.
The other two tourist powers of the archipelago, Tenerife and Fuerteventura, have not been able to avoid the loss of visitors.
The Canary Islands has received in the first five months of the year to 6.427.216 foreign tourists and the Spanish peninsula, 93.197 less than in the same period of 2017, representing a decrease of 1.5% year-on-year, according to the data of Promotur , Tourism of the Canary Islands.
Success formula for Lanzarote
The success of Lanzarote (1,173,000 visitors in five months, 18,000 more) is explained because it was the only Canary Island that has managed to increase the visits of the British : from the United Kingdom they have counted 10,200 more tourists, which has also balanced the balance despite the decrease of 6,000 Germans and more than 3,700 peninsulares.