Neither Cancun nor Vallarta! Mazatlán is the favorite destination for reservations on


Guillermo Romero Rodríguez mentioned that the destination is above cities such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Vallarta

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- With everything and the more than 370 active infections in  Mazatlán, the hotel reservation remains between 75 and 80 percent, at least that is how it behaved last weekend, declared Guillermo Romero Rodríguez.

La cuesta de enero provoca una baja afluencia de turismo en Mazatlán •  Cobertura 360

The Mazatlán hotel entrepreneur mentioned that the digital platform has positioned the destination in the first place as one of the favorites for booking hotels or rooms in vacation homes or condominiums, above destinations such as CancunPlaya del CarmenPuerto Vallarta and Acapulco.

“There are 13 thousand rooms, there are 5 thousand condominiums or houses for tourist reservations, you have to count them because people also arrive in them, Booking sent a statement that we are one of the five favorite destinations for reservations on digital platforms, there is Mazatlán that is as a number one”.

The also secretary-general of the National Chamber of Commerce in Sinaloa explained that the occupation was mainly by visitors from the northern economic corridor, as well as tourists from Jalisco, Nayarit, Mexico City, as well as many people from Culiacán and northern Mexico. the entity, with which the estimated economic spill for the holiday season is 2 thousand 700 million pesos, with everything and COVID.

Mazatlán da de nuevo la bienvenida a turistas a partir de julio 1, 2020-  Mazatlán Interactivo

Romero Rodríguez pointed out as something positive the efforts that the Mazatlán City Council undertook in the application of traffic lights on the beach and the revisions in the nightlife, with which the reduction of cases can be achieved and that will allow the benefit forecasts to be met economic for the tourism sector.

He also added that this weekend they had no record of cancellation of hotel reservations, although they were not usual days of a crowded port, the commerce and hotel sectors had a good influx of people.

Sargasso and Cartel violence affects tourism in Quintana Roo

The images of the massive arrival of sargassum are already affecting the main tourist destinations in Quintana Roo. Hoteliers from Cancun and the Riviera Maya recognized that with the arrival of the seaweed they have had reservations canceled.

Quintana Roo is one of the most touristic states in Mexico. This place, which has beaches with access to the Caribbean Sea, is one of the favorite vacation destinations for both nationals and foreigners. 

Despite this favorable context, several violent events have occurred in this place in recent months, including femicides. In recent years the people of this state have experienced intense violence, especially of women. 


Another case that shows the level of violence that exists in Quintana Roo was a shooting that occurred in the hotel zone of Cancun, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen. It happened at night and in broad daylight and tourist have now been caught in the crossfire.

The area has become an extremely risky place for its inhabitants and those who visit.


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