The Ministry of Tourism and Culture of the province indicated this Monday that “with great occupation, 100% was reached in the classic tourist circuits such as Malargüe, Potrerillos, Valle de Uco, Uspallata, City of Mendoza, Route 82 and San Rafael“. The province has a positive balance of winter holidays with an average occupancy of 95%.
Mendoza received, during the three weeks of the winter break, approximately 350,000 tourists, with an average stay of 4.5 days and a large movement of internal tourism, with an average per capita expenditure of $7,000, according to data from the Tourism Observatory of the Government of Mendoza. With its extensive cultural agenda, the attractiveness of the snow, its landscapes and its hotels, gastronomic axes and tourist and wine tourism experiences, the destination concludes the holidays as the protagonist of a strong movement in the sector.
The province has had an average occupancy of 95% and, from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, it reached full occupancy peaks. Once again, the most chosen destinations in the province were foalsTupungato, Uspallata, Route 82 and Cacheuta, Las Leñas and Los Molles, Metropolitan Area, Malargüe, city of san rafael, Saint Charles and Tunuyan.
“We witnessed the great tourist movement throughout the province. Culture was at the center of the fully packed vacations, as well as gastronomy, commercial hubs, wine tourism, the mountains and new experiences. Mendoza has reached a sustained level of visitors since the summer and we continue to work, hand in hand with the private sector, to strengthen tourism development, with more connectivity, more proposals and better services throughout the year”, said the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Nora Vicar.
He added: “The Governor rodolfo suarez led the vision Mendoza that allowed us to strengthen the sector during the pandemic, so that we have continued working on the recovery of all international and national air routes, good land connectivity with any site in the Argentinatourism promotion and destination alliances. Thus, we reach the high levels of occupancy of the flights, as well as of the hotel space. Mendoza It advances with more projects that consolidate it in a modern, dynamic, avant-garde experience destination, characterized by its hospitality, its diversity, its imposing landscapes. We highlight the work of the private sector with whom we understand tourism and culture as a fundamental productive activity with multiplier impacts on the economy, employment and quality of life”.
Mendoza, among the most chosen destinations
According to data from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Nation, Mendoza is once again positioned among the most chosen destinations in the country, along with Jujuy, Salta and Catamarca. The destinations that present the best average in these vacations are MendozaSalta, Catamarca and Misiones. San Carlos de Bariloche, Puerto Iguazú, Ushuaia, Villa Carlos Paz, the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Termas de Río Hondo, Tandil, the capital of Mendoza and the capital of Salta present almost full occupation, according to data from the Observatory.
From the tourism portfolio at the national level they indicated this Sunday that these numbers serve tourism to think about what it can “stick its head out” after the harsh pandemic and warns of a great forecast for the item in general in Argentina. The Chamber of Tourism stated that expectations were exceeded and that there was a growth of 10% compared to 2019.
An important winter vacation season is coming to an end and the province continues with good hotel occupancy projections for August and September. Mendoza It proposes a great cultural, sports and wine agenda, with more tourist experiences and an incipient meeting tourism movement.
Some of the events that will take place in our province:
- Bonarda Week, from August 1 to 7.
- The Pumas game in Mendoza, on August 6.
- The Premier of Padel, from August 8 to 14.