Mexico City /
The Minister of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Toroco Marquez, announced that from January to August 2022 the arrival 13 million 757 thousand international tourists by air to our country by their nationality which represents an increase of 64.7 percent compared to the same period in 2021.
The Head of the Ministry of Tourism (Sektor) confirmed that according to information received from the Migration Policy Unit – Registration and Identity of Persons of the Ministry of the Interior, this The number also exceeds the number of arrivals for the same period in 2019By 4.4 percent, 13 million and 177 thousand international tourists were registered.
He pointed out that the most prominent countries that international tourists arrived in by air to Mexico in the period from January to August 2022 were United States, Canada and Colombia, with 10 million and 514 thousand tourists; This is 54.3 percent more than in 2021, and also exceeds 9 million 392 thousand tourists in 2019 by 11.9 percent.
Toroko Marquez noted that during the first eight months of the year, the arrival of American tourists by air reached 8 million and 925,000 tourists, which means an increase of 37.5 percent over 2021, when 6 million 489,000 tourists arrived, also exceeding 20.5 percent. The arrivals in 2019 amounted to 7 million and 406 thousand.
He added that the arrival of Canadian tourists between January and August 2022 amounted to one million and 30 thousand tourists, an increase of 927.9% from the 100 thousand 199 tourists who arrived in 2021. It separates them from the arrival of those who were captured in 2019 by 35.8%, who numbered one million and 605 thousand.