Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Mexico is still witnessing an increase rate in homicides thus making the nation as the year of homicides and it is referred as the most violent year on record which has done little to deter visitors from the United States and also form Canada, but is not isolated.
The number of tourists has continued to grow despite rising insecurity triggered a new travel warning for Mexico by the United States Department of State.
The number of U.S. visitors who arrived by airlines increased by 14% in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year.
The growth was also faster, up 1% on last year’s figures.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said that the internal security and the security to the tourists is his government’s top priority, amid growing violence.
The economical experts said that the massive upturn of U.S. economic growth, make the increase of more flights between the two countries and remains Mexico a cheap destination.
The Mexican beach destinations are on average 34% more accessible than those in the United States, Caribbean countries and Europe, citing significantly lower accommodation costs.
The number of flights between Mexico and the U.S. has increased by 7.5% over the past seven months.
There are two of the busiest airports for international arrivals are Cancún, which recorded a 9.2% increase in international passengers for the first seven months of 2017, while Los Cabos saw around 17.9% growth.
Nieto said there has been progression in tourism reformation, which places Mexico as the cheap destination.
He also said that recovering public safety is the highest demand of the public and the highest priority for the government.