Mazatlan estimates a 10% increase for summer tourism

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Óscar Pérez Barros said that the Secretariat of Tourism and the hotel associations of the south of the state work hand in hand to give favorable strategies and thus achieve greater promotion to the destination

Mazatlan, Sin.- For the next summer season they estimate to increase the number of visitors in Mazatlan by 10 percent, surpassing the figure of the same period last year, for this reason the state tourism secretary along with hoteliers from the south of Sinaloa They work to achieve a promotion and increase the arrival of visitors, said Óscar Pérez Barros.

The Secretary of Tourism in Sinaloa said that Mazatlan is the main trigger to increase the economic spill, since last weekend without being holiday period or bridge, reached levels of 90% in occupancy in the hotel sector, therefore, rely on get good results in those that are subtracted in the next dates as they work adjacent to strengthen the tourist destination.  

“We have very good expectations we believe that we will have 10 percent more arrivals than last year in terms of tourists, last weekend we were above 90 percent in occupations, that speaks very well of the level that is taking the destination obviously we can not trust ourselves. ” 

Since tourism and security go hand in hand, Pérez Barros lamented the criminal acts presented in some regions of the state, are a latent problem, so he stressed that he has the confidence put in the governor of the state Quirino Ordaz Coppel along with Public Security Secretary Cristóbal Castañeda Camarillo implements security strategies that benefit the entity.  

“The strategies in general that have been followed in Sinaloa have made the crime indices go down, there are isolated cases like these that unfortunately we do not want them and it does affect the image of the tourist that we are working, I hope that this becomes less frequent for the good of Sinaloa. “

Also, the state official said they will continue working for the good of tourists, since the destination has many good things, which must be highlighted so that people who choose to visit the entity live the experience, and thus counteract the acts that affect the destination.

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