The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, today explained that in order to increase Asian tourism in Spain, the government «is working» to grant visas more quickly, together with the increase of air connections and promotions Specific, among them, the one that prepare for the next Chinese New Year. Speaking to journalists in Madrid after participating in the sectoral summit of shopping Tourism & Economy Summit 2018, Maroto has indicated that the increase in Asian tourism, and especially Chinese, has a lot of travel in Spain, as the Visits from China are 600,000 annual, when from that country they leave 140 million tourists. Maroto pointed out that there are advances for a forthcoming direct regular flight from Seville with a Chinese city, as well as reinforcements in existing connections from other Spanish airports. The minister has said that Asian tourism has a «strong diversification and Deseasonaliser potential» for tourism in Spain, and that fits perfectly in «the approach of excellence and quality to renew the brand Spain.»