Los Cabos expands connectivity with Spain
The paradisiacal Mexican destination launches a direct connection through Iberojet
Los Cabos, the exclusive Mexican tourist destination located south of Baja California Sur, begins this Monday a direct connection with Spain through Iberojet, the Ávoris Corporación Empresarial airline.
The first flight, operated with an A350, took off from the Adolfo Suárez Barajas airport with 94% of passengers on board. This connection will be offered once a week (Mondays) during the summer season; that is, until September with departure at 12:30 p.m. from Madrid and return at 7:50 p.m. from Los Cabos.
The Mexican ambassador to Spain, Quirino Ordaz, presided over the farewell ceremony for this first flight at the Madrid airport to Los Cabos, and stressed that "with this new flight, we strengthen relations with a new destination in the Mexican Pacific and, with this, we will be able to strengthen tourist and commercial relations, in addition to generating an economic spillover between the two countries.
For his part, Emilio Rivas, general director of the Ávoris TTOO, Bedbank, Incoming & Corporate Hiring Division, highlighted that “the Ávoris, Quelónea and Travelplan tour operators have worked hard to offer this destination, but we are more than sure that this The vacation package, which can now be purchased at any travel agency, is going to be a complete success as it offers a perfect and different alternative to other destinations.”
“Thanks to the collaboration of the state government, private initiative and Iberojet's confidence in the destination, it was possible to materialize this new route from Madrid; We will continue working hand in hand to strengthen the competitiveness of the destination and, with it, attract more European tourists to the state, seeking the benefit of the community and the social development of Baja California Sur”, said Víctor Manuel Castro Cosío, Governor of the State of Baja California Sur. Baja California South.
For her part, the Secretary of Tourism and Economy of Baja California Sur, Maribel Collins, stressed that "Europe is very interesting for us, it is a market in which we want to have a greater presence, not only because the average stay of these travelers and Therefore, their spending is greater than that of Americans or Canadians (14 days compared to 7), but because they also visit other parts of Baja California Sur, attracted by its nature and culture, and that contributes to the economic and social development of the entire region. ”.
For Rodrigo Esponda, general director of the Los Cabos Tourism Trust, "this direct flight will allow us to receive more than 4,000 Spanish tourists this year, who will be able to discover one of the most diverse tourist destinations in the world, completely different from what they have in their imaginary about Mexico, with a differentiated luxury offer and a unique attention and hospitality”.
Los Cabos received 2.8 million tourists last year, most of them from the United States. Only about 35,000 visitors were Europeans, mainly British, French and German. Europe is a strategic emerging market for this Mexican tourist enclave that seeks to position itself as a luxury destination.