Sector focuses on the growth of the tourism sector

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the secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Brandspointed out that the Tourism GDP shows a regular path to Recovery since, in its annual comparison recorded an increase of 22.1% in real terms and a recovery of 46.4 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021.

In a statement, he explained that compared to the previous quarter, increased by 3.4% in real termsplacing 2.4 percentage points above national GDP.

The head of the Ministry of Tourism pointed out that, according to information from the Unit for Migration Policy, Registration and Personal Identity of the Ministry of Interior, this figure also exceeds the arrivals of the first half of 2019with 1.5%, while 10 million 117 thousand tourists were registered.

He indicated that the main countries with international tourist arrivals by air to Mexico in the first six months of 2022 were United States, Canada and Colombia, with 7 million 932 thousand tourists; this is 71.6% more than in 2021, and also exceeding the 7 million 314,000 tourists in 2019 by 8.4%.

Torruco Marqués pointed out that during the first half of the year, the arrival of Americans by air reached 6 million 660 thousand peoplewhich means 50.5% more than in 2021, when 4 million 425,000 tourists arrived, also exceeding 2019 arrivals by 19.1%, which were 5 million 592,000.

He added that the arrival of Canadian tourists between January and June 2022 was 859 thousand 580 tourists, this is 1,443.4% more than the 55,694 tourists who arrived in 2021; being 40.5% far from reaching those captured in 2019, which were one million 445 thousand tourists.

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