According to this report (in Spanish) hotel reservations have shot up by 20%, after a slow start to the season. The average spend per booking has also increased
Este porcentaje llegó incluso a duplicarse en hoteles de la provincia de Málaga, en los que los gastos por reserva subieron se situaron en el 16%, gracias a localidades que generan gran impulso turístico como Fuengirola y Torremolinos.
Is this true? Perhaps the lousy weather at home has persuaded more people to head for the Med. Or is it a case of holiday-makers choosing to stay in hotel accommodation rather than renting a villa?