The state also informs tourism about sargassum
In this summer, Quintana Roo is considered the preferred destination of national tourism, a segment that grew 5 percent in the first half of the year to receive four million 219 thousand national travelers at the international airport of Cancun, 186 thousand 545 more than in the same period of 2018.
Cancun leads in the national tourism market the 20 preferred destinations for vacationing this summer, and Playa del Carmen is at site number 5, according to Best Day Travel Group, one of the most important travel companies in Latin America.
The Mexican Association of Travel Agencies (AMAV) details that seven out of 10 national tourists chose Cancun as a holiday destination this season, mainly from the cities of Guadalajara and Mexico City. Until May, the influx of passengers from the country's capital had reached two million 16 thousand 833, according to the Air Transport Association of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Both Cancun and Playa del Carmen outperform foreign destinations such as Orlando, Las Vegas and Punta Cana, in preference to national tourists; and in Mexico to cities like San José del Cabo, in Baja California Sur.
The state also informs sargassum tourism, which affects not only Quintana Roo but other states and countries; With the diversification of tourism products beyond the offer of sun and beaches, the state attracts a greater percentage of tourists every year.
The report issued by the Business Intelligence area of Best Day indicates, for example, that the best-tours to enjoy the summer of 2019 were Xcaret Park, in the Riviera Maya and Captain Hook / Pirate Ship, in Cancun.
According to the information, of the 100 percent of reservations made with Best Day this year, 50 percent was made through the online platform; 58 percent included hotel reservations; 26 percent included plane tickets; 26 percent were reservations for family trips and 38 percent were reservations for trips to Mexican beaches.