Cancun seeks to promote the destination in the different international tourist events, not only promoting the preference of American and Canadian travelers, but also going for the English market.
”This year we are going strong for English tourism,“ said José Luis Tellez, director of Tourism Promotion of the Benito Juárez City Council, when naming the fairs that will be attended, including the Tianguis Turístico de México, Cancún Travel Mart, the Brazil fair in September, ”one of the most important markets for Cancún,” Tellez added, as reported by Galu.
The Governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquín González, highlighted during the visit of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the state’s tourism advances in terms of tourism, as he said that the levels of arrival of travelers had already passed above those of 2019, during the Easter period. “We had proposed a number of around one million 100 thousand, we closed with one million 204 thousand, an economic spill of 995 million dollars, almost 20 billion pesos of economic spill,” he explained.
Likewise, González pointed out that, “we received three million 498 thousand tourists in 2019, we are now at three million 542 thousand this year, already above what happened in 2019”.
As reported REPORTUR.mx, the hoteliers of the Mexican Caribbean are optimistic about the holiday season after the encouraging occupancy figures in the just finished Easter and what was the winter season, where about 90 percent of average hotel occupancy was achieved. (Cancun: hotel optimism in the face of increased flights from Europe).
“We are seeing with very good eyes that indeed, the recovery was not only during Easter but throughout the winter season that ends with that week,” he commented at the time to REPORTUR, Antonio Chaves, president of the Riviera Maya Hotel Association (AHRM).