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Mexico Enjoys High Hotel Occupancy Rates

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Vacationers in Mexico continue to fill hotel rooms, posting occupancy rates at 70% or better. The Riviera Maya, Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, among other destinations, recorded increases in occupancy rates compared to the same period of 2011.

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Hotel Occupancy Increased 6.9% in First 19 Weeks of the Year

The Secretary of Tourism (Tourism Ministry) reported that in the first 19 weeks of the year, hotel occupancy in the 70 destinations that monitors Datatur Statistical System increased 6.9 percent over the same period last year (183 000 457 rooms occupied per day). He explained that from 1 January to 13 May, the room occupancy was 3.6 percent higher than in the same period in 2008, considered the” best year for the tourism industry.”

In a statement, said that in beach destinations like Riviera Maya, in the reporting period the daily average was 28 thousand 600 rooms occupied, ie, an increase of seven percent to the figure for the same period in 2011. Meanwhile, Cancun recorded more than 20 000 rooms occupied per day, on average, an increase of 11 percent, Los Cabos more than eight thousand rooms with advancing 3.2 percent, Puerto Vallarta seven thousand 577/4, an increase of 18.8 percent.

In Nuevo Vallarta addressed four thousand 275/4, up 3.4 percent, in Cozumel, occupied rooms increased 7.4 percent, 11.2 percent in Huatulco, Playas de Rosarito 23.8; Puerto Escondido and the increase was 2.4 percent. Reliance added that in big cities like the capital of the country reported 28 000 218/4 occupied, an increase of 8.1 percent, Guadalajara seven thousand 700 rooms in the first 19 weeks year, an increase of 12 percent; Monterrey 11.5 percent, compared with the same period a year ago.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, from 1 January to 13 May in border cities like Tijuana increased the number of rooms occupied was 3.5 percent, 6.9 and Mexicali in Piedras Negras of 20.5 percent, against same period of 2011. respect to the inner cities, in Leon, the increase was 15.5 percent, 21 percent Querétaro , San Luis Potosi and Aguascalientes 16.9 percent 15.3 percent. To Morelia reported 5.4 percent increase in occupied rooms, in Villahermosa 27.9 percent, San Juan de los Lagos 3.6 percent, 0.7 percent Puebla, Toluca 6.7 percent and Zacatecas 9.4 percent.

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