The tourist expenditure grew in the first quarter of 2011 in Peru 15% in relation to the same period of the previous year, until totaling 715 million of dollars. The arrival of tourists was 22 percent higher in the first three months of this year…
The tourist expenditure grew in the first quarter of 2011 in Peru 15% in relation to the same period of the previous year, until totaling 715 million of dollars. The arrival of tourists was 22 percent higher in the first three months of this year, receiving Peru 641,000 visitors, said Tuesday the Peruvian Promotion Commission for Export and Tourism (Promperú).
The Director of tourism promotion of Promperú, Rocío Merino, said it is expected that during this year the currencies generated by the tourism sector reach 3.1 billion dollars, considering that the average spending of the tourist visiting the country is 1,040 dollars and the Stay time is ten days on average. He explained that tourism is the third sector that generates the most income for the country’s economy, and its contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) is four percent.
Merino, in statements that collects América Economia, said that the development of the XVIII Peru Travel Mart (PTM) 2011, which began this Tuesday congregates the participation of international buyers and the vast majority are operators who attend for the first time to this Event.
“Last year business was generated for 18 million dollars and we hope this year will surpass the figure,” he said. PTM 2011 has the participation of 72 foreign companies from Australia, the United States, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Canada, among others.
This edition of the PTM 2011 shows potential buyers, new tourism products, as an effort to integrate with the world and an interesting business opportunity.
18 states seek to carry out the tourism Tianguis of Mexico
The secretariat of Tourism (SECTUR), through the Council of Tourist Promotion of Mexico (CPTM), has announced that 18 regional states of the Republic were registered to obtain the seat of the edition number 37…
The secretariat of Tourism (SECTUR), through the Council of Tourist Promotion of Mexico (CPTM), has announced that 18 regional states of the Republic were registered to obtain the seat of the edition number 37 of the Tianguis Turistico of Mexico, to be held in 2012.
The states that expressed their interest are: Queretaro, Coahuila, Sinaloa, Guanajuato, Quintana Roo, Distrito Federal, Colima, San Luis Potosí and the joint candidacy of Nayarit-Jalisco (Riviera Nayarit-Puerto Vallarta).
The Ministry of Tourism recognizes the professionalism of each of the proposals and thanks the States for their interest in hosting the Tianguis Turistico de México, which will help strengthen this business platform for the benefit of the sector.
It emphasizes that all participants have ample opportunities to win, so that each of the requests received will be examined in depth so that the revising Committee chooses the best proposal.
The Tianguis Turistico México is a business platform for our country, where national destinations are promoted to local and international specialized buyers, in order to promote the commercialization of destinations, products and services. of the tourism sector.
The Tianguis’s roaming will allow more regions to benefit, an increase in the number of national and international buyers and strengthen the tourism activity of our country.
Based on the announcement published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on April 15, the review Committee of the applications presented is composed of three public servants of the SECTUR, three public servants of the CPTM, two public servants of FONATUR, the president of the Business Coordinating Council, the President of the National Tourism Business Council and the president
Also part of the Reviewer Committee is the President of the National Tourism Confederation, the President of the National Chamber of the restaurant and seasoned food industry, as well as the largest national buyer in the last year and the largest buyer International in the last year, who will also have a voice and vote.
The judgement of the Committee shall be irrevocable and unappealable and the winner shall be notified no later than 15 June 2011
Donald Trump will build two hotels in Cozumel
American businessman Donald Trump has invested 65 million dollars for the construction of two hotels in Cozumel, Mexico, market of wide positioning for…
American businessman Donald Trump has invested 65 million dollars for the construction of two hotels in Cozumel, market of wide positioning to become the first destination of Quintana Roo.
This project will be the largest and is expected to develop for the next four years, as it has a thousand rooms, a golf course and a marina in its first stage, said Aurelio Joaquín González, mayor of Cozumel.
The growth of the hotel industry in Cozumel will add the Bahia Turquesa, in which the Hilton chain invests five million dollars to make available to tourists 200 rooms, also in the northern part of the island, according to reports Elfinanciero.com.
On the growth of the tourism industry, Joaquín González highlighted that in the 2011 Cozumel will go from three 1.6 million tourists to four million, as a result of the implementation of the new flight of Interjet that will unite Cozumel with Mexico City , from the first of July.
At the beginning of the operations of the airline, noted, will be counted on four frequencies weekly and at the beginning of the winter season, will have a daily flight of the island to the capital of the country.
He also said that for the 2012 Cozumel will reach the five million visitors, however, is the number one destination in the reception of cruises in the country, which records a flow of three million visitors, while 600,000 arrive through the services Local shipping or by regional flights.
Therefore, to the proposal made by Quintana Roo to house the Tianguis Turistico de México, Cozumel will join the project to be considered sub-headquarters in the segment of cruises, because currently in the country has no competition.
The mayor highlighted the investment of 30 million pesos for construction of the Plaza of the three cultures, which is a project that consolidates to provide more and better tourist infrastructure to the destination.