Last month Cancun shattered visitor records for September. Even pre-pandemic numbers were broken which is a great sign for travelers and the tourism industry.
According to ASUR (the airport’s managing company), over 1.61 million tourists arrived at Cancun’s international airport in September 2021. This was almost a 5% increase from the busiest September recorded back in 2019 when 1.59 tourists were recorded.
In a recent interview Cancun’s mayor Mara Lezama discussed economic struggles and current hopes of full recovery.
“Cancun is well on its way to a full economic recovery after the hardships of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The eyes of the world are on this land of hope and proof of this is in this assessment. We are doing very well, Let’s continue with the care and respect of sanitary measures to attract more potential clients and visitors.” she said.
Mayor Lezama broke down the average numbers of hotel occupancy rates which didn’t appear to go too much above 50% in the hotel zone and even less then that in Cancun’s city center. If you’re booked in the hotel zone anytime soon, checkout these transportation options from the airport!
“The good news continues, more tourism, more jobs, more investments and more prosperity and well-being for Cancun families,” Lezama said.
After a rough go due to the pandemic, it is nice to see people start to travel again. The more we connect with each other in a positive way, the better life is for everyone. If you’re wondering if now is a good time to travel to Cancun, here’s your sign that its okay!
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