The director of the Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies confirmed that a successful holiday period is expected.
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Julio Birrueta, director of the Association of Hotels and Tourist Companies of Mazatlán, assured that for this period, the majority of the tourism that arrives at the destination is national.
“Summer looks great, fortunately it is coming strong, right now we are working on the start of the week, we hope that since the children are going to be on vacation, people will be encouraged to arrive on Sundays or Mondays,” he said . .
He pointed out that they have reinforced the protocols as of the fifth wave of Covid-19 and prior to the start of the holiday period, so a significant rebound in the occupation of lodging establishments is expected for this weekend.
Officially, as of this weekend the summer vacations begin in the country, when all levels of education go on vacation.
In addition, Birrueta added that the international promotion campaign will begin at the end of August, once the high summer season is over.
“The campaign is supported by the resources of the 3% lodging tax and the collaboration not only of the hotels, but also of the business partners that are involved,” he said.
The hotel manager pointed out that the port of Mazatlan is doing very well in terms of development, since they are waiting for new properties to open that are 4 and 5 stars, which will come to meet the demand that currently exists. .