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dec 13 2007

Spain was 2007's hottest spot

978,567 Americans visited Spain between January and October. That is a remarkable 22 percent increase over the same period last year, given that the dollar doesn't go very far there right now.

If the trend continues through the end of the year, American traffic to Spain could hit a record. The last record was set in 2000.

And among all of the major destination for American tourists, Spain seems to have enjoyed the biggest jump in American visitors. The Spanish government credits its recent marketing campaign.

Budget Travel's November issue includes a fun story on Chueca, which was one of the Madrid's most run-down neighborhoods, but is now one of its most fashionable.

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Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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