Tourists ask for a cleaner Mazatlan and regulation of taxi prices

Results of survey applied to 620 visitors during the summer vacation period in Mazatlan.

Mazatlan.-  Mazatlan remains one of the most requested destinations for national tourism, for its natural attractions and good treatment, refers 98 percent of the 620 visitors surveyed by the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Services ( Canaco Servitur ) during the Summer vacation period.

57.75 percent get a good impression and said they would recommend the destination for vacation, said the leader of organized commerce in the municipality, Jesús Sandoval Gaxiola.

Survey

Visitors see a safe Mazatlan due to the deployment of police forces.

The criticism is that they see a dirty Mazatlan.

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Especially the beaches, tourist areas, and more visitors.

Respondents recommended that as a beach destination, take more care of the aforementioned point.

During the sampling, 620 people were surveyed, of which 333 were women and 287 men.

The survey was conducted in the main areas of tourist influx in Mazatlan, from July 5 to August 18.  

Tourists who vacationed in Mazatlan booked online, mainly from Sinaloa, Durango, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Nuevo León, Nayarit, and Zacatecas.

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Economy 

The formal trade leader stressed that the economic benefits generated for the port during the summer was 3 million 574 thousand 992.48 pesos, and the average per capita expenditure, 4 thousand 808.52 pesos. With a four day stay.

The influx of visitors was 743 thousand 470 people, which represents an increase of 8.38 percent more than in 2018. 

The businessman stressed that these figures are good and show the preference they have for Mazatlan as a beach destination.

The economic benefit favored all sectors, mainly hotels, restaurants, shops, and taxi services.

But they worry that tourists complain about the high cost of public transport, especially Pulomonias, which have abused and overcharges tourist.

A high percentage of those surveyed its the fourth or fifth time they visit the Mazatlan, for this reason, they realize that the difference in rates is are abusive.

They also complained about restaurant prices.

The president of the Canaco stressed that in a general aspect, the results of the survey were good. 

In the security field, visitors see Mazatlan as safe.

DATA

  • Visitors

The influx of visitors was 743 thousand 470 people, which represents an increase of 8.38 percent more than in 2018. 

  • Economic Benefit

The economic spill was 3 million 574 thousand 992.48 pesos and the average per capita expenditure of 4 thousand 808.52 pesos.

 Source: el debate

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