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Cancun has set a brand new document excessive for variety of vacationer arrivals for the reason that pandemic started. Within the month of March, the Cancun Worldwide Airport recorded over 1.5 million passengers which is the very best variety of arrivals in over a yr.
What got here as a fair larger shock was the truth that the variety of home arrivals have been really up 5% from 2019 ranges.
Whereas Worldwide vacationer arrivals are nonetheless down 49% from pre-pandemic ranges, home tourism has now seen an entire restoration and even progress in 2021.
ASUR who manages the Cancun Worldwide airport recorded 692,686 home vacationers and 877,579 worldwide vacationers for a complete of 1,570,265 whole guests for the month of March.
Easter resort occupancy ended up exceeding expectations ending at 60% for the weekend. Based mostly on the profitable Easter season in Cancun, officers are actually anticipating summer time occupancy ranges to succeed in over 75% within the resort metropolis.
The Governor of Quintana Roo predicted that over 635,000 tourists arrived in Cancun over the Easter holidays.
Mazatlán, Los Cabos, Tijuana and Cancun all had will increase in home tourism over 2019 ranges. Tijuana, whose airport has had one of many quickest recoveries of the pandemic served 536,000 passengers in March which is a rise of 8 p.c in comparison with the identical interval two years in the past.
The Mazatlán Worldwide Airport reported a staggering 22% progress in home arrivals over 2019 pre-pandemic ranges throughout Easter week. Los Cabos additionally noticed progress of 1% in home arrivals.
Mexico Continues To Dominate Pandemic Tourism With out Canadian Vacationers
Canada has lengthy been certainly one of Mexico’s principal tourism markets but it surely was successfully erased earlier this yr when the Canadian authorities launched a flight ban to Mexico and hotel quarantine for Canadians returning dwelling.
Whereas the Canadian tourism market sits idle, People have nonetheless been touring to Mexico in droves. The locations of Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and Tijuana are nonetheless seeing a whole lot of hundreds of American arrivals each month.
In a latest transfer, Cancun increased air connectivity with Europe to bolster vacationer arrivals that had been misplaced from the Canadian market.
Mexico has continued its relaxed entry necessities all through the pandemic solely requiring that worldwide arrivals fill out a health declaration form previous to arrival.
Mexico hoteliers and tourism operators additionally rapidly reacted to testing measures introduced by the U.S. authorities for returning worldwide vacationers. Whereas People now need proof of a negative rapid Covid-19 test, most resorts are providing them free of charge for guests and a few are even offering those that check optimistic with free accommodations for 14 days.
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