Hotel occupancy for the first seven months of 2023 was 60.2%.

Hotel occupancy in Mexico rose to 60.2% in the first seven months of the year, it was reported this Sunday. Minister of Tourism Miguel Torruco.

A Mexican government spokesman explained that the level was up 4.7 percentage points compared to the first seven months of last year.

According to the DataTur platform in 70 different Tourist centers country, from January to July last year, 50.4 million tourists arrived in the country.

Of these, 36.9 million were national touristsand 13.5 million were foreigners, that is, shares of 73.1% and 26.9%, respectively.

The Minister of Tourism explained that the cities registered 27.1 million tourists in hotel rooms.

While beach centers In the first seven months of 2023, they received 23.3 million tourists.

In turn, he clarified that the occupancy rate of beach centers alone in Mexico during this period was 69.2%.

This result is 2.5 percentage points more than for the same period in 2022, when an occupancy rate of 66.7% was recorded.

For city ​​destinations The occupancy rate for the first seven months was 52.2%.

This fact meant an increase of 6.2 percentage points compared to what was reported in 2022, when it reached 45.9%.

Torruco noted that between January and July, the tourist centers with the highest occupancy were: Akumal (85.1%); Carmen Beach (84.1%); Cabo San Lucas (81.2%); New Nayarit (78.4%); Cancun (76.4%) and Puerto Vallarta (76.3%).

During these same seven months, he added, the number occupied rooms The average rose to 261,446 units throughout Mexico, up 11.5% year-on-year.

There are 142,489 averagely populated rooms registered in beach centers, and 118,958 in city centers.

Owner Sector It also stated that 434,020 available units were reached during January-July 2023, representing an increase of 1% compared to the same period the previous year.

EFE

Source: Aristegui Noticias

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