The top 10
Regarding the nationalities of tourists staying in hotels, one can see that Spain remains on the first rank with approximately 1.6 million tourists in 2012. However, the number shows a decreasing trend, as in 2009 there were still about 2 million Spanish tourists. The United Kingdom experienced a huge increase with about 12% from 2011 to 2012. Therefore, they turned from place 5 to the 3rd rank. Eastern Europe increased extremely as well. 31,9% more tourists staying in hotels came from these countries in 2012.