“We closed with a total of 19.7 million touristswho were people who stayed overnight in our hotels between national and international touristswhich we are still adding,” said Javier Arandadirector of Tourism Promotion Council of the state of Quintana Rooprovince where it is located cancuna town that captures near the 47.5% of international tourism in Mexico.
In addition, Mexico consolidated as the third most visited country in the world during the first year of the pandemic Covid-19in the absence of restrictions, but Aranda He stated that many are already tourists “repetitive”. “These tourists, although they have the opportunity to go to other places, choose to return to learn more in our city”, stressed Aranda.
The official explained that almost 127,000 rooms hotel rooms occupied when the investment is recovered. In that sense, Marcy Bezaleel Pachecostate president of the CaNiRAC (National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry)added that “there was more than 235 restaurants with investments of more than one $1 million in it Caribbean mexican since Chetumal until Holbox”.
Exemplary record in Punta Cana
He Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic notified that it registered 7.1 million tourists by air and around 1.3 million by cruise ships, thus exceeding the level in the pre-pandemicalso reaching record numbers in 2022, the year in which the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) He recognized her for her tourist recovery “copy”.
According to the portfolio Tourismthe visitors brought the country a record of u$s8,671 million last year, bringing a growth of 10% about 2019 in the arrival of tourists by air and in a twenty% on cruises.
Andres MarranziniExecutive Vice President of the National Association of Hotels and Restaurants of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores)explained that “the Dominican hotel sector closed 2022 with a national occupancy that exceeded the 75%“.
Colombia, reborn after the pandemic
Data revealed that tourism in Colombia is practically recovered after the pandemic, with more than 3.5 million of international travelers between the months of January and October 2022, which represents “a growth of 145% compared to the same period of the previous year”, according to the national migration office. And compared to the same months of 2019, the year before the pandemic, the figures represented an almost complete recovery of the 98.6%.
The great star of Colombian tourism continues to be Cartagena de Indias, destination of much sun and beach. And, in addition to its striking colonial buildings, it became the “Leading Honeymoon Destination in South America 2022”according to World Travel Awards 2022known as the “Tourism Oscar“.
“When you arrive at Cartagenayou really breathe what is love. The city is very romanticIt’s a wonderful scene. It has a very special color. The sunsets of Caribbean they give it a touch seduces couples a lot“said the CEO of the Cartagena de Indias Tourism Corporation, Natalia Bohorquezin his exhibition at the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) in Madrid, Spain.
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