Domestic tourism in Colombia exceeds 2019 figures

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Domestic tourism in Colombia exceeds 2019 figures
April 18, 2022

The movement of passengers on domestic flights during the first two months of the year has been 5,035,530 people, exceeding the 4,062,890 registered in the same period of 2019

The recovery of air connectivity has been one of the great bets for the country, within the framework of the economic reactivation. With the strengthening of air activities, little by little the travel industry is beginning not only to recover but to exceed the levels it had been reporting before the arrival of Covid-19. 

"This is great news, because it was 2019 when record figures were presented in tourism, and seeing that we are beginning to overcome them, fills businessmen and travelers with optimism, after this epidemiological situation that paralyzed the sector for months," said Paula Cortes Calle, executive president of ANATO.  

In the case of the movement of passengers on domestic flights, in the first two months of the year, a growth of 24% has been achieved, with 5,035,530 registrations, compared to the 4,062,890 revealed for the same months of 2019.

The Top 10 destination cities represent 88% of total passenger arrivals on domestic flights in the country, and within these, some of the fastest growing are: Bogotá (13%), Rionegro - Antioquia (31%, ), Cartagena (22%), Cali (49%), Santa Marta (48%) and San Andrés (60%). 

“With this, a possibility is opened for the entry of more routes and frequencies that allow a better air connection for the country, and in this way boost the national market and also attract more travelers from abroad to discover our destinations more,” he added. the union leader.


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