23 thousand new rooms were built so far this 2019; Federal Assistant Secretary
The Secretary of Quality and Regulation of the Secretary of Tourism at the Federal level, Humberto Hernández Jadada, said that during 2019 the country received more than 43 million visitors.
Hernández Jadada supported the figures collected by the Institute of Statistics and Geography, INEGI, where it is found that the country’s tourism sector grew by 4.7 percent, with the arrival of 43 million 300 thousand international tourists, with an economic spill of 23 1.6 billion dollars, in addition, 23 thousand 232 establishments operate in the Mexican territory and this amounts to a growth of 3 percent. He also said that 23 thousand new hotel rooms were built.
“The budget of this year 2019 brought good results, so it is so that you can see the precise data on the INEGI portal, which is the body that keeps the national accounts, there you can find what I am telling you.”
He also said that despite the elimination of the Tourism Promotion Council of Mexico, CPTM, the sector would be affected but it was not “there are the results”, he said.
As for the 2020 budget, he was optimistic and affirmed that they will adapt and will be a challenge to work with whatever they have.
Mexico grows in tourism, contrary to expectations with the elimination of CPTM
Sinaloa at the end of this year will give the answer on how much it affected the phenomenon of violence, in terms of the number of national and foreign visitors, said in Mazatlan Humberto Hernández Haddad, deputy secretary of federal Tourism
Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- Apart from the disappearance of the Tourism Promotion Council in Mexico, this 2019 represented a significant increase in the branch in the country, which figures represent more than 8.8 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, said Humberto Hernández Haddad.
The Undersecretary of Federal Tourism of Quality and Regulation pointed out that at the end of this year, the registration of both national and foreign visitors represents a significant increase, where they have gone to the different destinations of distraction in the country of both beaches and those religious environments and natural
The federal official said that even this year they will have closed with important numbers in the construction of new lodging centers, which opens a strong opportunity for jobs in various areas of the country.
And when questioned, about the repercussions or what valuation there is of the image of Mexico before foreign tourism, as a result of the violence, where Sinaloa was one of the strong scenarios with last October 17, Hernández Haddad noted that today in day there are no affectations; However, they will know that at the end of this year.
“Closing this year Sinaloa will tell us that this disruptive phenomenon of violence affected both, in terms of the number of national and foreign visitors, we have close coordination with our main issuers; United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Colombia ”.
The undersecretary of federal Tourism was interviewed in the port of Mazatlan just before participating in the Fourth National Ordinary General Assembly and Protest Taking of the Second State Steering Committee, Delegation Sinaloa 2019-2022, act in which he participated as a guest and speaker on the subject of the national tourist activity.
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