Puebla is projected among the 10 most visited cities in Easter 2023
Published by Verónica López on April 1, 2023
The city of Puebla is expected to be among the top ten most visited destinations during the Holy Week and Easter holidays in 2023, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism (Sectur). Puebla’s hotel occupancy is projected to reach 63.5%, which is 1.4 percentage points above the national estimate of 62.1%. The city is one of twelve tourist centers monitored by the DataTur system.
The top four destinations with the highest percentage of hotel occupancy are beach locations: Puerto Vallarta (82.8%), Cancun (80.0%), Los Cabos (78.1%), and Acapulco (74.2%). The remaining top ten destinations are Aguascalientes (71.9%), Querétaro (65.4%), San Cristóbal de las Casas (65.2%), Mexico City (64.6%), and Puebla (63.5%).
San Miguel de Allende, Villahermosa, and Tuxtla Gutiérrez are also expected to receive tourists during the holiday period, with projected hotel occupancy rates of 52.6%, 49.5%, and 47.8%, respectively.
Sectur estimates that 11.3 million national tourists will travel to destinations across Mexico during the holiday season, with a projected consumption of tourist services worth 160,048 million pesos. For Puebla, the holiday season is expected to generate an economic benefit of over 500 million pesos and attract over 100,000 participants in religious activities.
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