On the last long weekend of the year, more than 20% fewer people traveled than in 2022

On the last long weekend of the year, more than 20% fewer people traveled than in 2022

On the last long weekend of the year, 960 thousand tourists traveled and spent $74.88 billion. According to the Argentine Confederation of Medium Enterprises (CAME), 21% fewer people traveled than on the same date in 2022 because this time the holiday had one less day. The average stay was 2.6 days and the international tourist that, for the exchange coexistence, allowed to compensate for the careful spending of the national tourist.

The long weekend for the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary mobilized 960 thousand national and foreign tourists, who spent $74.88 billion in cities that are part of the national tourist circuit.

Compared to the same weekend last year, 21% fewer tourists traveled, which is explained because in 2022 the date had 4 days, and because of the loss of purchasing power of resident families, which limited their transfer possibilities. Also influenced by government replacementwhich kept a part of the population expectant.

-The economic impact, measured at real prices, thus had a drop of 20% compared to December 8, 2022.

Tourism: which were the most visited cities

-He foreign tourism He was one of the great contributors to date. They were present throughout the country, but mainly in the border tourist centers, in Patagonia and in the City of Buenos Aires.

-Tourists spent, on average, $30,000 a day eachand the average stay was around 2.6 days.

-The weather was mostly good, with sun, clouds, and combining spring temperatures in some areas, with cooler weather in others. Although tourists were also present on the beaches, activities and popular celebrations.

-Some of the busiest cities were Mar del Plata, Potrerillos, Mar de las Pampas, Salta, Bariloche, Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn and Puerto Iguazú.

-So far this year there have already been 10 long weekends, where 15.2 million tourists traveled and spent $675,881 million.


Source: Ambito

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