Mexico exceeds 10.2 million tourists and the figures for 2019


Between January and June, 6,660,000 tourists from the United States arrived in Mexico by air, 50.5% more than the previous year and also exceeded the 5,592,000 in 2019 (+19.1%), according to the data of the Unit of Immigration Policy, Registration and Identity of Persons of the Mexican Ministry of the Interior

The second issuer was Canada, with a total of 859,580 tourists and an increase of 443.4% compared to the first half of 2021. The market is 40.5% away from reaching the volume prior to the pandemic: 1,445,000. For its part, Colombia contributed 412,542 arrivals by air, 191.9% more than in 2021 and 49.1% more than in 2019, when they totaled 276,762.

4.8 million tourists arrived at Cancun airport between January and June. Picture of Gerson Repreza in unsplash.

Of the rest of the nationalities, 2,334,000 tourists were recorded in the first six months, that is, 136.1% more than in 2021 and representing 22.7% of the market share.

4,823,000 international tourists arrived at the Cancun airport, this is 83.8% more than in the same period of 2021. 1,974,000 tourists (+111.2%) arrived at the airport in the Mexican capital and in Los Cabos they accounted for 1,125,000 (+51.6%).

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