Mazatlan conquers foreign tourism, this year it increases 127.7%


Any promotional effort is always important because it is the gasoline of tourism, and in that we work together with the authority, assures the president of the Association of Hoteliers in the port.

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- Mazatlán has had international and important markets for many years, which allow it to be an attraction for foreign tourism, beyond “travel alerts”, proof of this is the growth in air traffic this year that registers more than 127.7 percent of visitors who come to enjoy the destination, revealed José Ramón Manguart Sánchez.

The president of the Association of Hotels Three Islands in Mazatlan, said that for many years this area of ​​Sinaloa has had a greater presence and attraction of foreigners, mainly from the United States and Canada, apart from the “travel alerts”, since the Pearl del Pacífico has been a reference for many of enjoyment and rest, for being safe and calm for them.

“There is a growth in its foreign air traffic of 127.7 percent, last year Mazatlán from January to May had 60 thousand 246 people in air traffic, this year from January to May there are 137 thousand 196, so, I tell you any promotional effort it is always important because it is the gasoline of tourism, we want tourism and it has to do with promotion”.

He pointed out that in other latitudes of the world work has been done in the tourist promotion of Mazatlan, and its impact will always depend on the injection of resources that are made, and it is here where businessmen in the industry together with state and municipal authorities do the work of offer the sun and beach destination to conquer new markets .

He stressed that to the extent of the promotional resources, it will be the attraction for Mazatlan, and despite what is projected or perceived, the destination is in the first places of visitor attendance at the national level, and in terms of those of origin foreigners do not have precise statistics of their nationality, although Americans and Canadians continue to predominate.