Tourism, employment and Immigration in Spain. An analysis of the situation in the communities of Murcia, the Canary Islands, Valencia and Andalusia

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Abstract

The article shows the close relation that exists between tourism and immigration. It exposes how in the main tourist regions of Spain the sector of the tourism is a resource for immigrant manpower which can find the job in the sector of the tourist services, in the construction, tied to the permanent residence or not of many pensioners of Europe, and, to a lesser, extent in agriculture. This combination happens in regions like Murcia, the Canary Islands, Valencia and Andalusia, that are characterized to have an outstanding growth in the sector of construction, tied to second residence, an agriculture that has need of manpower and to a very excellent tourist sector.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBoletin de la Asociacion de Geografos Espanoles
Issue number50
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

Keywords

  • Andalusia
  • Immigration
  • Market of work
  • Murcia
  • Spain
  • The canary islands
  • Tourism
  • Valencia

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