Fuerteventura Airport recorded more than 6 million passengers in 2023, an increase of 6.7% over 2022.
The flow of foreign visitors is almost double that of domestic visitors; moreover, the number of foreign visitors grew by 10.4% with respect to the previous year.
Every month, half a million people arrive in Fuerteventura; in December 2023, passenger traffic increased by 3.5%.
More flights for high passenger demand to Fuerteventura
As the demand of passengers wanting to come to Fuerteventura continues to grow, airlines and tour operators continue to increase connections to El Matorral airport.
In the 2023 edition of the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (Fitur), the British airline Jet2 announced a 20% increase in flights to Fuerteventura in summer.
Fuerteventura at Fitur
The Tourist Board, the Association of Tourist Municipalities of the Canary Islands (AMTC), the Cabildo of Fuerteventura and municipalities of Fuerteventura, attended the Tourism fair, to promote the arrival of visitors to the island and exceed the figure of 2023, the year in which more than two million people were received.
The increase over 2022 was 125,468 passengers over 2022.
The objective is to spread the different and unique image of Fuerteventura, with a dynamic and modern approach. To this end, the Tourist Board is incorporating a team of influencers to the promotion of the Majorero destination, who will develop a campaign focused on attracting potential tourist profiles that are not usually reached with conventional promotion.
The influencers chosen are
- the international traveler @rashadboleh, who spreads messages about the attractions of Fuerteventura as a tourist destination, in English and German,
- the Spanish and European paddle surfing champion @guillermocarracedo, who will concentrate his promotion in Spain and non-German speaking European countries.
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Tourist proposals in the main areas of Fuerteventura
The proposals announced by the Board of Trustees are based on these strategies:
- the cruise ship stopover,
- the centenary of the confinement of the writer Miguel de Unamuno in the old Puerto Cabras,
- the native sport of canarian wrestling and
- the regatta of Achipencos, Hydrodynamic Carnival Gadgets Driven by Non-Polluting Energies, Obviously. One of the main attractions of Carnival, characterized for being the only regatta of these characteristics in Spain.
By areas of Fuerteventura:
The Consistory presented in Fitur the Jandía Pride, the Windsurf & Wingfoil World Championship , the night tent, the Cultural Week at the Playa de la Cebada and the IV International Open Santander Cup Paddle adapted.
The City Council of La Oliva launches the campaign“Vive el Paraíso“, to strengthen the positioning of La Oliva as a quality tourist destination in the national market, combining sun and beach, sports, gastronomy, destination weddings and outdoor events.
It is emphasized that it is a sustainable tourism and highlights the diversity of experiences offered by the northern municipality: water sports , bike rides, sunsets, excursions,…
Its presence in Fitur focused on the promotion that unites sport, gastronomy and the Caleta Sound Fest festival. A musical event that innovates and leaves behind the popular Beach Party, in Caleta de Fuste.
In addition, the Canary Islands Underwater Photo Championship, which returns to Fuerteventura, was presented.
Tourist information office
The tourist information office at Fuerteventura Airport opens to the public in the arrivals area, with the presence of the president of the Cabildo, Lola Garcia, at its inauguration, to provide a good service of welcome and attention to tourists and visitors.
A team of informants will guide newcomers in several languages on the resources, products, services and news of the tourist destination.
Housing options for tourists and new residents
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