On the other hand, the undersecretary highlighted that the weather in February, which tends to be colder than January, helped because it presented high temperatures that promoted tourism and tourist activities. “The Carnival holiday on this date and nights that seem like summer”, added the undersecretary in dialogue with the Arriba Gente program on channel 10.
In addition, the undersecretary highlighted that there is not only tourist movement within Uruguay, but also also abroad. “Travel agencies sold practically everything they had available,” Monzeglio explained.
Regarding the balance of the season, the undersecretary remarked that they were very satisfied from the portfolio and highlighted the presence of tourists with good purchasing power who chose the country for vacations, which improved the outlook. Monzeglio specifically referred to the Argentines that, although there were some who found it difficult due to the exchange difference, the numbers are still positive.
However, the president did not want to give specifications since he believes it is necessary to wait for technical observations from the observatory that has the Ministry of Tourismin agreement with universities and with before. On the other hand, he believes it is necessary to wait for the figures that the Ministry of Economy. “In general terms, I would say that we can be satisfied,” remarked the secretary. “From the figures I move away to wait for the official ones,” Monzeglio concluded.