Cancun Airport exceeds pre-pandemic numbers in passenger traffic

Cancun International Airport announces a powerful increase in passengers this year.
CANCUN, Mexico - Oct. 12, 2021 - PRLog -- The tourism industry in Mexico is still recovering from the pandemic, recently was announced that one of the main airports in the country has exceeded the pre-pandemic levels of passengers.

The Cancun International Airport has informed that it managed 1.66 million passengers last September, which means an increase of 4.4% compared with the same period in 2019.

According to the data and specialists, it is likely that passenger levels at the Cancun Airport this year could equal or exceed the total amount of visitors in 2019. Mexico does not request a mandatory quarantine, either a negative covid test to enter the country which has contributed to more visitors deciding to choose Cancun and the Riviera Maya for holidays.

The Quintana Roo governor, Carlos Joaquin Gonzales announced that popular destinations such as Cancun and Riviera Maya welcomed the highest number of USA tourists during the last summer, even more than before de pandemic.

According to the Quintana Roo Tourism Promotion Council, CPTQ, and the National Migration Institute, INM, revealed that 38% more travelers from the United States arrived in the Mexican Caribbean this year than in 2019.

It won't be a surprise if the airport surpasses its pre-pandemic numbers since during the last months, especially in the summer, it achieved great numbers and broke records on traffic air.

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Despite COVID-19 is not over yet, the destination has been successfully carrying out a sanitary strategy to prevent the spread of the virus. The vaccination process is providing a safe environment, and most of the population is currently fully vaccinated. Although there are many other laggards who will get inoculated in the second part of the vaccination program

Thanks to the government that has taken actions against the disease, now Quintana Roo is in green color in the state traffic light which means that the coronavirus cases have decreased in the last weeks. This allows contributing to the tourism recovering providing a lower risk of contagion in the area and also let restaurants, bars, and any type of business increase their capacity and benefit from that.

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