Mexico, May 6 (Notimex) .- After concluding the holiday period for Holy Week and Easter, various tourist destinations in the country reported positive figures in terms of visitor arrivals and hotel occupancy, exceeding their forecasts.
Such is the case of Durango, a destination that obtained an average occupancy of 80 percent in the first week of vacation or Holy Week; while for Easter Week it registered 74.5 percent of its capacity.
This figure represents an increase of 19 percentage points over the average of the entire holiday period, obtaining 78 percent, while in the same period of 2018 an occupation of 59 percent was registered.
Through its Twitter account, the Ministry of Tourism of Durango stated that the origin of its visitors, from April 13 to 28, were from the state of Sinaloa (20.5 percent); Coahuila (13.5 percent); Nuevo León (8.8 percent); and Chihuahua (7.8 percent).
Meanwhile, 7.3 percent of Jalisco; 6.3 percent of the State of Mexico; 5.3 percent of Mexico City; and 3.3 percent came from Nayarit; meanwhile, 3.3 percent arrived from the United States.
The state of Michoacán reported a growth in the number of travelers during the holiday period, as the influx of tourists and visitors increased by 3.7 percent compared to 2018. This, indicated the state government through the social network, means that more of 623 thousand people visited the entity.