194 thousand people visited Baja California for labor day weekend


As reported by the State Secretary of Tourism, the region had an economic income of $ 828 million pesos

The head of the Secretariat of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST) of Baja California , Mario Escobedo Carignan, presented a report on mobility presented during the weekend of September 4 to 6 in the state on the occasion of Labor Day , celebration of U.S.

According to the Secretary , there was a presence of 194 thousand visitors, 268 thousand 230 vehicles that entered through various booths; thus caused an economic spill of $ 828 million pesos in the region.

“We are not promoting tourism. The United States promotes every day not to cross the border, not to travel, only essential crossings. Despite that, what happened? that 32,245 rooms were rented this weekend, ”Carignan said.

Of these rooms , according to information from the head of the SEST, 10 thousand 537 were in beach destinations and 20 thousand 335 in border cities ; which, when compared with the previous weekend (from August 28 to 30) represents an increase of 11.05%, this means 3 thousand 208 more rooms , Escobedo explained .

How many stayed in Tijuana? The border city was not only the municipality that obtained the most economic income by adding 303 million pesos of the 828 million at the state level, but of the total of rented rooms, 11 thousand 809 were located in Tijuana, thus registering a total of 71 thousand visitors of the 194 thousand.

And you, were you one of those who went out this weekend to a tourist part of the state?

Source: sandiegored.com

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