With the increase of popularity in Dance Music across the world, more clubs opening in the while Isle and aggressive marketing campaigns, translated into an increase interest in the Island with over 7.1 Million visiting Ibiza thus far.
According to local newspaper “Diario de Ibiza” the exact number is 7,109,115 Million, counting from January through October. Represents a 14.6% total rise from the same period in 2015. Vicent Torres, Ibiza’s director of tourism, says the large spikes come in form of visitors during “usually lost months” like October, which has doubled in the last ten years and is up 33% from last year. Juanjo Riera, head of Ibiza’s Hotel Federation, says the island has also benefited from what he calls “borrowed tourism,” becoming a destination for clients that usually visit North Africa or Turkey, but haven’t due to security issues. He described these as “exceptional circumstances.”
You can read more about it on Diario de Ibiza!