Mazatlan hotel occupancy drops in mid-August


In addition, during the first weekend of August, between the days of 5 to 8 the hotel occupancy fell by up to 60 percent

Mazatlán, Sinaloa .- With an evident reduction in the number of tourists in the streets of the port, the Mazatlán Secretary of Economic Development, Tourism and Fisheries confirmed that in the period that includes the weekend of 12 to 15 August, hotel occupancy decreased to 51 percent.

Signifying a good month for the tourist activity of Mazatlán, it was announced that the month of July was one of the most profitable with 64 percent hotel occupancy, however, as the third wave of Covid-19 spread through the territory national, during the first weekend of August, between the days of the 5 to the 8 the hotel occupancy fell up to 60 percent.

Due to these new infections, the municipality saw the need to reinforce current sanitary measures, which implied the reduction of capacity in restaurants, nightclubs, and common areas of hotels to 45 percent, which had an impact on hotel occupancy from the weekend of August 12 to 15, where the index indicated 51 percent in this area.

On August 18, the Informative Reaction team carried out a survey among local hoteliers and confirmed that in the best of cases, occupancy in some hotels reached 50 percent while the rest were sustained with 25 percent of occupation.


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