Mazatlán resists the pandemic and registers higher hotel occupancy since August
President of the Tres Islas Hotels and Motels Association states hotel occupancy above 50% due to aggressive Mazatlan campaign in 2020
2020 was a different year with new ways of working in Mazatlán and serving tourism, with recognitions and so much so that in November we had the first place in hotel occupancy (80%) nationwide, even above Integrally Planned Centers José Ramón Manguart, president of the Tres Islas Hotels and Motels Association, said in the interview, making, despite the pandemic, a good balance of last year.
Parallel recognized that there are investments and very good projects that have generated added value and a good image for the city. He recalled that this boom has to do with the Mazatlán-Durango highway.
Manguart indicated that the generation of jobs has been sustained and for this year, 2021, we expect quiet days during the week and the weekends with good road tourism. Expect minimum occupations of 50 percent on average.
He reported that the Association he presides, works with a wholesale agency and that this year brings a billboard of spectacular for different points of the destination and an alternative for how to counteract the occupations generated by carnival through “very aggressive promotions and rebalance the levels Of occupation; continue like this until Easter “.
The hotel manager affirmed the need to insist that Mazatlán continues “to be an example at the national level as a tourist destination.”
Manguart took advantage of the Sinaloa Online space to call on people not to trust themselves and continue in “health care with healthy distances and respecting health protocols; that the vaccine is already close; take care of our family and visitors ”, he reiterated.
For its part, Sectur reported that 8 out of 10 tourists staying in the port of Mazatlán are nationals.
According to Detatur, Puerto Vallarta was the second with the highest occupancy percentage with 56.8% in said period, the third place was Los Cabos with 52.6%, Cancun reported 50.2% and Acapulco 39.1 percent.
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