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Catalonia enjoys increased tourism levelsThe appeal of Catalonia to foreign visitors continues to be strong after it was confirmed there was a 15% rise of international tourists who visited the stunning Spanish region in August compared to the same month last year.

Two million people visited the Catalonian region according to the data released by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, reinforcing its status as one of the premier holiday destinations in the world.

The figures also revealed that a remarkable 10.4 million foreigners visited Catalonia in the first eight months, which represented a 12.1% increase compared to the same period last year.

One of the major attractions for many tourists in the region is the stunning city of Barcelona, which is host to some beautiful European architecture, a wonderful array of cultural institutions and a vibrant night life.

Come and check it out whilst taking a short vacation in one of the fine Barcelona hotels over the coming months.

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