As Greece sinks Spain rises

AS Greece goes through financial turmoil and British citizens have been advised not to go to Tunisia, it would appear Spain could get an unexpected tourism windfall.
Figures suggest that up to 300,000 Britons were planning on visiting Tunisia, many of whom are now looking for late deals to other destinations, according to the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper.
In Europe it is largely Spain which has the hotels and tourist infrastructure to cope with a large rise in demand.
Factor in Greece as well, where advance bookings are down over fears there may be food shortages and a lack of cash from hole in the wall machines, and the thought is there may be an influx to Spain.
The country has already reported good bookings with more than 90 per cent occupancy rates in August expected at coastal tourism hotspots.
Last year around 15 million Britons visited Spain, up from 11 million in 2010.

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