The director of API, Mariel Aquileo Ancona Infanzón, also pointed out that the influx is increasing and currently reaches almost 4 thousand cruise passengers per ship.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- The expense of foreign tourists who get off cruise ships has increased, and now on average they leave an individual spill of 100 dollars, which is beneficial for the entire tourism sector of the city, explained Mariel Aquileo Ancona Infanzón, Director of the Integral Port Administration.
Although cruise ships arrive in Mazatlán all year round, it is from October to May when they have the largest number, therefore, it will be sought that with the cruise terminal, projected to be built in the following years, it will be possible to increase its arrival in periods considered as low.
“Until recently they had approximately seventy or eighty dollars per cruise passenger, there are some who say that it reaches up to one hundred dollars per tourist, the cruise ships with more people are already arriving and we hope that they will soon be full.”
Ancona Infanzón, pointed out that this Wednesday three cruise ships will be arriving in the city, which are increasing their capacity every time, going from less than two thousand passengers as it happened initially when the activity was reactivated, to currently there is a drop of up to four thousand tourists, who leave an important economic benefit for the destination.
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