BRITISH tourist spending has increased in Spain despite Brexit fears.
UK visitors spent 15% more in the country in the three months after the June vote than in the same period in 2015.
They were responsible for driving €1.833m into the economy, which accounts for 22% spent in Spain by people from abroad.
The bumper effect was most noticeable in the most popular destinations for UK residents -Valencia, the Canaries and Andalucia.
There, spending by Brits rose by 17.6%, 12.1% and 2.8% respectively.