The tourist train stops by a hotel on August 17 in Santa Susanna, Spain. Feeling the pinch from the credit crunch many British tourists to the Costa Brava are spending less time in local bars and restaurants after opting for all inclusive or half board packages rather than self catering holidays and taking the cheaper travel option of coach to their destinations, as a result of high fuel surcharges for flights. (Getty Images)
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