translated from Spanish: It receives Sinaloa 2 million visitors during Holy week

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.-favorable and beneficial qualified the Secretary of tourism, Oscar Perez Barros, the results of the Easter in Sinaloa, to achieve the planned expectations, both attendance of visitors and the economic benefits. At press conference made a count of the preliminary results in tourism, stressing that during the holiday period 2 million visitors to beaches and tourist spots in 18 municipalities, were received which represented an increase of about 30% compared to 2018.La economic impact estimated in the State was $1.280 million pesos, rising 16 percent related to 2018, with an average occupation in the destinations for Sun and beach of 95 per cent. He added that the place of more affluence was Mazatlan with 32 percent of visitors, followed by the area of Navolato, with 19%; Ahome, Guasave with 12% and 13%. In regards to Mazatlan, 648,800 visitors, were received which represented an increase of 32 percent compared to 2018, causing an estimated $780 million pesos income; in comparison with the previous year, the economic income increased a 11.42, with an average occupation of 95 per cent.

The State official also reported on the operating balance to protect vacationers in the entity.  In the press conference were also: Mónica Coppel, Undersecretary of planning, investment, and tourism development; Sylvia Ruiz Coppel, Undersecretary of promotion and tourism operation and Rodrigo Andrade of the Ministry of economic development of the State.

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