Mexico received more than 3 million cruise passengers from January to July

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Mexico received more than 3 million cruise passengers from January to July
Source: SECTUR
September 19, 2022

The Secretary of Tourism highlighted the important foreign exchange income that the influx of tourists to the country means

Miguel Torruco Marqués highlighted that the arrival of excursionists on cruise ships to Mexico, the first seven months of 2022, represented a foreign exchange income of 271.7 million dollars, and the average expense was 75 dollars, exceeding by 18.2% what was recorded in the same period of 2021 of 63.5 dollars.

He pointed out that the ports that received the largest number of cruise passengers in Mexico were: Cozumel and Mahahual, in Quintana Roo; Ensenada, Lower California; Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur; Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; and Mazatlan, Sinaloa; which represented 95.3% of the total number of passengers.

Torruco Marqués explained that in the first seven months of the year, Cozumel, Quintana Roo, registered 645 arrivals, and one million 499 thousand 387 passengers; Mahahual, Quintana Roo, had 296 arrivals, with 670,208 cruise passengers.

From January to July 2022, Ensenada, Baja California, registered the arrival of 177 cruise ships, in which 347 thousand 615 passengers arrived; and in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, 124 vessels arrived with a total of 254,832 passengers.

In the period January-July 2022, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, registered the arrival of 97 cruise ships and 215,102 passengers, while in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, 78 arrivals and 190,143 cruise passengers were reported.


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