Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta among the preferred US tourism destinations for summer 2023

Mexico is very popular for US tourism, being the only country with more than one destination in the list of the 10 favorite places for such travelers May 23, 2023

(Proa Comunicación)

Mexican beaches lead the popularity for tourism from the United States during what will be the most active peak travel season of the year, that is, next summer; Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta are once again among the ten international destinations with the greatest demand for Americans according to a study conducted by Allianz Travel, a world leader in travel assistance and part of the Allianz Partners group.

This Allianz Partners report on the preferences of travelers from the United States, entitled 'Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations', was made through the analysis of more than 1.6 million flight itineraries that depart from US airports, scheduled between May 26 and September 5, 2023 and with a duration of five to eight days.

This study revealed that 27% of Americans who will travel this summer opted for international trips and, in this context, Mexico was placed as the only country with more than one city on the list of favorite destinations. Cancun is positioned in front as the preferred international site, Los Cabos in second place and Puerto Vallarta in seventh place. The rest of the destinations within this top 10 are Punta Cana, Oranjestad, Montego Bay, Nassau, London, Providenciales and Charlotte Amalia.

Said analysis also showed that, for these international trips, the preferred duration will be seven days (59%) and the highest volume of tourists is expected to fly, mainly, on Saturdays May 27, June 10 and June 17.

This interest in traveling is part of a global panorama in which, according to the tourism trends exposed at the recent Allianz Partners Global Travel Summit 2023, travelers seek to play a much more proactive role in preparing their vacation. Currently, among the main concerns of travelers are the inflationary environment, personal finances and geopolitical volatility.

As a result of this context, tourists demand higher quality services, seek to have more control over costs, and there is a greater awareness of traveling safely, with protection schemes against eventualities that support them so as not to incur unforeseen expenses. Thus, in general terms at the international level, according to Allianz Partners figures, the intention to purchase travel assistance or insurance has doubled in recent years, going from 21% in 2019 to 55% in 2022.

“Travel assistance is becoming an increasingly important complement for travelers. For this reason, this summer, we continue to focus on being the best companion for vacationers so that they can enjoy with complete peace of mind, knowing that they have support in any situation such as accidents, illnesses, loss of documents and more”, explained Joana del Toro. , deputy director of Allianz Travel.

Allianz Travel recalls that travel assistance is a protection scheme that, in the event of an unforeseen event, assumes the expenses of the moment and provides access to reliable professional services such as medical attention, telephone advice, support in the event of lost luggage or flight cancellation. , recovery of expenses not used in the trip, among others.

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