Diversified tourism grows in Mexico

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Mexico stands in tourism worldwide, gaining significant spillovers across sectors presented.

The tourism in Mexico shows significant growth figures in all sectors.

Mexico City, April 17, 2015.- Tourism in Mexico has had a big spike, which includes not only the holiday tourism, but includes industries such meetings and social events medical tourism.

Recently CONCANACO – Servytur presented the figures who left the Easter regarding hotel occupancy is concerned, being between 80 and 95% in major destinations.

Enrique Solana, president of the agency indicated that the most visited places were: Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Puebla, Zihuatanejo, Acapulco, Playa del Carmen and Cancun.

Said the latest figures in the Mexican tourism sector reflect the successful promotion policy made by the Ministry of Tourism (Tourism Ministry) headed by Claudia Ruiz Massieu.

Moreover, another sector within the tourism industry has had significant growth indicators are the meetings industry, obtained an annual growth of 7%, equivalent to 2% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Francisco de la Vega, CEO of Tourism Product Innovation of the Tourism Ministry, said on the sidelines of the American Day Celebration Meetings Industry that the industry currently represents 9% of GDP, promoting culture, history and tradition of the various tourist destinations.

“At 200,000 meetings that generate around 783,000 jobs are done”.

It is also important to note that a sector that has also had a major boom is dedicated to marriages where people choose “magical” destinations for your event, which in turn generates significant millions in profits for the place.

An example of this is based on the pronouncement of Dario Flota Ocampo, director of the Trust for Tourism Promotion of the Riviera Maya, one of the most prominent hotels in the area has received 13 million dollars in economic benefit by performing weddings.

As explained, a celebration of this type, where attendance is on average 60-100 guests to stay 2.5 nights, the minimum expenditure per person is $ 300 thousand.

Finally, the medical industry in the country has also marked a growing trend in the country, where it is expected that during the first half of an economic impact of $ 500 million for this concept is taken mainly in the northern states.

Luis Fernando Bolivar Guizar, president of the Association of Dental Industry and Commerce (Amic), said that this year, more than 450,000 Americans dental tourists, Hispanics, and Canadians visit the main border cities of Mexico, where more than five thousand dental units receive foreign tourists.

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