Mexico is a world-class tourist destination that is located within the top 10 most important tourist places in the world. This segment of the national tourism industry accounts for 8.5% of GDP. In 2015, there is a record figure in the influx of international tourists, surpassing 32 million passengers, with a spill of 17,500 million dollars. More than nine million jobs were generated and the best world-class events were organized, such as formula 1 and the NFL’s first season of professional football.
TYPES OF TOURISM IN MEXICO:
Mexico has diversified and segmented its tourist services due to the new needs and preferences of the new markets of travel agencies. Among the most prominent are beach tourism, business tourism, cultural tourism, gastronomic tourism, ecotourism and adventure tourism among others.
THE 4 MOST VISITED BEACH DESTINATION IN MEXICO:
Cancun 1.3 millions of tourists
Riviera Maya 1.3 millions of tourists
Los Cabos 400,000 tourists
Puerto Vallarta 277,000 tourists.
TOURISM DATA IN 2016:
During the first two months of 2016 5.6 million international tourists were received. This is the highest number of the first two months of any year and an annual growth of 10.8%
83% of tourists arriving in Mexico do it by plane.
The 54.2% who arrived by air come from USA
The foreign exchange generated by international travelers in 2016 in the first two months was 3 thousand 297 million dollars surpassing those of the first two months of 2015.
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