21 million tourists leave a spill of 45 billion pesos in Guanajuato
According to recent data from the Guanajuato Tourism Observatory, more than 21 million visitors arrived in Guanajuato in 2022, generating an economic income of over 45 billion pesos. This represents an increase in both the number of visitors and economic impact compared to the previous year.
The data shows that 2,947,494 occupied rooms were registered in 2022, a 27% increase from 2021, with an average stay of 1.2 nights per tourist, a 9% increase from the previous year. The occupancy rate was 32%.
The report specifies that Guanajuato City has 1,071 hotels providing a total of 32,016 rooms throughout the state. San Miguel de Allende had the highest number of hotels with 235, while León had the most rooms available to tourists, with 8,854. At the end of 2022, there were 7,826 rental properties registered in the Airbnb scheme, with an average occupancy rate of 27% and a rate of 1,705.27 pesos.
The destinations with the largest number of rental properties were San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, and León, which together accounted for 87% of the Airbnb supply in the state.
The number of people employed in the restaurant and accommodation services sector was reported to be 195,830, with 39% men and 61% women. In terms of air travel, 2,603,000 passengers arrived at the Guanajuato International Airport in 2022, a 23% increase from the previous year.
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, and León are popular tourist destinations in Guanajuato, with San Miguel de Allende having the most hotels, and León offering the most rooms for tourists. The increase in visitors and economic impact is good news for the tourism industry in Guanajuato and suggests that the state’s tourism sector is continuing to grow.
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