He even highlighted that Mazatlán became the most visited sun and beach destination in the entire country, above Cancun and Acapulco.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- The president of the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism, and General Secretary of the Canaco in Mazatlán, Guillermo Romero Rodríguez, placed June 2021 as the best month since March last year, since finally, tourism managed to rise up to 75 percent.
After the lethargy experienced by the local tourism industry, Romero Rodríguez explained that this tertiary activity has gradually recovered, even highlighting that Mazatlán has become the most visited sun and beach destination in the entire country, above Cancun and Acapulco.
“From March 2020 to date, June 2021 has been the best month we had and then July continues, July practically at the national level, we started the tourist season on July 19 and ends on August 29, although Mazatlán had the best month It has been June ”, he said congratulated.
“Booking.com told us that there are five very important destinations that had the largest reservations that occurred since April and May for the May season; They put Mazatlán on the list as number one, then Cancun followed and then Playa del Carmen followed and then Puerto Vallarta followed and we ended up with Acapulco ”, he added.
Under the same premise, Romero Rodríguez explained that last week they reached averages of up to 75 percent, waiting next week with 70 percent and making the downward trend clear since parents are preparing for the return To classes.
“What is August right now is beginning to see a decline, like everything else; The season rises, it is the longest season and the largest at the national level, which is the summer season, and already this month it is beginning to be seen that parents begin to buy everything they need for the school year 2021-2022 ”, he declared.
“Last week we closed averages of 75 percent all week, this week we will average 70 percent,” concluded the businessman.
August begins with less tourist demand in Mazatlán, what is the reason?
After having reached levels of up to 75 percent in hotel occupancy and the influx of tourists in the last weeks in Mazatlán, so far in August a noticeable decrease in this sector has begun to be reflected, declared Guillermo Romero Rodríguez.
The vice president of the Hotel and Motel Commission of the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism attributed that this situation is already a product of the expenses that the next start of the 2021-2022 school year will imply for many families, and there are those who They choose to foresee from the registration fees or educational material, for which they limit themselves to vacationing more.
“What is August, right now you are already beginning to see a decline like everything else. As with everything that rises, the season is the longest and largest nationwide, what is the summer season and right now this month is parents begin to see in any state of the Republic they begin to buy everything they need for the next cycle to pay for registration “.
However, Romero Rodríguez highlighted that Mazatlán, according to the platforms, was located within the first five most visited destinations and with demand for room reservations in this holiday period, being above Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Vallarta and the Acapulco itself.
He pointed out that for this weekend it will have a demand of just 70 percent, on the economic spill that this summer vacation period has left, they still cannot give more details.