Hotel occupancy drops 40 percent in Mazatlan


They hope that summer occupancy is also very favorable since the hotels already register some reservations

Mazatlan, Sinaloa .- At the end of the school holiday period of Easter and Easter, occupancy in hotels in Mazatlan fell by 40%.

The vacationers took advantage until the last moment of their stay in Mazatlan, so on Sunday, the different tourist attractions looked very crowded.

Hotels in Mazatlan.

Although already in less quantity than in the last days, dozens of motorcyclists and their families, as well as national and foreign tourists went to the Municipal Market “José María Pino Suárez”, to enjoy food and buy souvenirs of their visit to this port.

The president of the Tres Islas Hotel Association, José Ramón Manguart Sánchez, stated that Mazatlán registered very good tourism activity during the holidays, where the bulk of the visitors were from Chihuahua, Torreón, and Durango.


He said that summer is expected to be very favorable, although there is an uncontrollable variable that is the economic contraction that exists in the country by the beginning of six years.

The hotel manager explained that when the economy contracts, travel is not a priority, people can postpone or reschedule travel for future dates.

“We hope that this will not affect the tourism activity, because when the economy contracts, what is mainly affected is everything that is not imminently necessary and people direct their efforts to education, health, food and housing. , and everything that is foreign to that happens not to be a priority, “he said.

The hotel manager estimated that according to the behavior of the sector in the first four months, the annual occupation could have a growth of 4 percentage points.

Source: el sol de mazatlan

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