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Find out why Spanish tourism contributes ??80 million to the Scottish economy each year with these insights from visitScotland.

Spain is now Scotland’s sixth largest international market in terms of spend, generating some £80 million each year to the economy. 

The Spanish have traditionally tended to holiday at home but rising affluence, coupled with an increase in low cost flights, mean that it has become more common to take holidays abroad.

The Spanish like to visit other countries to learn about the culture, and will spend lots of time sightseeing when there. The most popular types of holidays for Spaniards are therefore city breaks and touring.