how many people visited the country and how it impacted the economy

how many people visited the country and how it impacted the economy

More than 6.5 million foreign tourists They visited Argentina between January and November this year, generating a income of US$4.5 billion, as reported by the Government. It is estimated that in all 2023 some will have entered 7.4 million people from abroad.

According to him report of the National Directorate of Markets and Statistics of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Nationwere more than 6.5 million the trips of foreign tourists to Argentine destinations between January 1 and November 30 of 2023.

The economic impact of improving tourism

Only in November were made 644,000 trips by non-resident tourists to Argentina (4% more than in 2019), with a projected economic impact of US$423.9 millionwhich will position that month as the best monthly record of November in the historical series started in 2000.

This way, The numbers recovered their pre-pandemic level and, starting in April, they surpassed ithighlighted that Ministry.

As a result of these figures, Tourism led the increase in employment registered in Argentina: accumulate a 13% increase in the year; Furthermore, the sector reached the largest number of registered workers in the historical series informed by the Ministry of Labor.

“We made the decision to work together with the 24 jurisdictions of the country and the private sector to promote tourism as state policy above any difference. We are convinced that The sector has a lot of potential to continue promoting the growth of Argentina,” said the Minister of Tourism, Matías Lammens.

Which countries brought the most visitors to Argentina?

At the level of international tourists, Uruguay (21.5%), Brazil (19.2%), Chili (18.6%), USA (7.4%), Paraguay (7.3%), Bolivia (3.2%), Spain (2.6%), Peru (2.6%), Colombia (1.9%) and France (1.6%) led the ranking of arrivals to the country in the eleven months of the year that have already passed.

The border crossings most used were the Ezeiza Airport (20.8%), the Jorge Newbery Airport (12.9%), the Port Buenos Aires (11.6%), the Gualeguaychú-Fray Bentos Pass (8%), the Tancredo Neves International Bridge (6.7%) and the Cardenal Samoré Pass (4.2%), according to official information.

Source: Ambito

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