the most visited places in Argentina and record number of tourists

More than 2.5 million people have traveled so far this winter season and the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Matías Lammens, described it as a “record”. It is estimated that Throughout July, more than 100 billion pesos will be mobilized in all destinations in the countryIt was officially reported this Sunday.

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports also indicated that “more than 300,000 foreign tourists entered the million calculated for the entire winter and it is estimated that they spent more than 260 million dollars.”

The data shows that Bariloche, Iguazú, City of Salta, Quebrada de Humahuaca, Mendoza Capital, San Martín de los Andes, Rosario, Termas de Río Hondo, Tandil and Carlos Paz are consolidated destinations with almost full occupancy. While, Jujuy, Salta, Catamarca and Mendoza are the provinces with the highest occupancy of their hotel beds.

Today 27 flights were planned from different parts of the country and Brazil. Delays are recorded in some services that arrive in Bariloche. Photo: Chino Leiva

“We are experiencing a record season, with an intense internal tourist movement in all regions of the country during the holidays and the expectation of a million arrivals from abroad during this winter,” Lammens stressed, adding that “tourism leads the growth of economic activity and the recovery of employment at the federal level.

For his part, the president of the Argentine Chamber of Tourism, Gustavo Hani, highlighted: “The high levels of occupancy in different destinations speak, as we always do from the Argentine Chamber of Tourism, of how federal our industry is, which provides work and generates activity in every corner of the country».

“It is great news to be living a winter season that will exceed expectations, even reaching record levels in several destinations“, he highlighted and underlined that “it is worth noting the reactivation of receptive tourism with international arrivals, especially from neighboring countries with a marked presence of Brazilian and Uruguayan tourists.”

Postcards route 40, San Martín de los Andes, 2022. Photo: Patricio Rodríguez.

Occupation, in the most chosen destinations, these winter holidays 2022

In Neuquen occupancy is very high, San Martín de los Andes, 95%; Villa La Angostura, 80%; and an average of 75%, which represents 7% more than in the pre-coronavirus pandemic.

In Black riverBariloche marks 95% occupancy; in Chubut; Puerto Madryn, 81% (25% more than in the pre-pandemic); Esquel, 75%; in Santa Cruz, El Calafate, 65%; and Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, 85%.

According to data from the Argentine Tourism Observatory, which acts under the purview of the Argentine Chamber of Tourism, in the province of Buenos AiresTandil registers an occupation of 90%; Sierra de la Ventana, 70%; Tiger, 72%; Lujan, 60% in the week; and 90% on weekends; San Antonio de Areco, 60%; Chascomus, 65%; Junin, 50%; Adolfo Alsina, 81% (95% hotels and 67% apartments); 70%, Pinamar, 70%; Villa Gesell, 60%; and the Partido de la Costa, 55%.

occupation is in TucumanTafi del Valle, 97%; San Miguel de Tucumán, 86%; Saint Xavier, 88%; Yerba Buena, 96%; San Pedro de Colalao, 58%; El Cadillal, 99%; Tafi Viejo, 99%; and Amaicha del Valle, 99%.

The City of Buenos Aires (CABA)records 70%; the City of Salta, 92%; Saint Lawrence, 97%; Cafayate, 82%; Cachí, 86%; San Antonio de los Cobres, 99%; while, in Jujuy, the Quebrada de Humahuaca reached 99% occupancy; Valleys, 98%; Puna, 83%; Yungas, 91%; and the provincial average at 80%.

Mar del Plata: Photo: Télamo.

Meanwhile, in Santiago del Esteroit is in Termas de Río Hondo of 90%; Santiago, 87%; in La Rioja, Villa Union, 73%; La Rioja Capital, 73%; Chilecito, 55%; and Quebrada del Cóndor, 100%.

Catamarca it presents an occupation in the Capital of 94%; Old Valley, 100%; Brother Mamerto Esquiu, 100%; Fiambala, 95%; Tinogasta, 95%; Bethlehem, 100%; and an average of 92%, while Chaco 80%.

In MissionsIguazú, 97%, and a provincial average of 92%, in Corrientes, Iberá, 85%, and Entre Ríos presents an average occupation of 90%.

In Santa FeRosario, 90%; City of Santa Fe, 80%; and in San Juan, Greater San Juan, 85%; Calingasta, 95%; Church, 59%; Fertile Valley, 93%; and an average of 80%.

For its part, Mendoza registers an occupation in Las Leñas, Los Molles and Corredor Cacheuta of 100%; San Rafael, 90%; City of Mendoza, 100%; and an average of 98%.

In Saint Louis, Merlo reaches 75%, while in Córdoba, with an average 90%; Villa Carlos Paz, 90%; and Villa General Belgrano, 90% (those in the most categories at 100%).

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