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Canadian tourism is recovering in Vallarta

By Tribune Travel

October 26, 2023

The recovery of Canadian tourism in Puerto Vallarta has started, as stated by the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR) of the federal government. SECTUR has reported that Canadian tourism, which is the second most significant market for international tourists visiting Mexico, is experiencing a noticeable rebound.

Based on the data collected from January to August 2023, it has been confirmed that over one million six hundred and thirty-six thousand Canadian tourists arrived by air at various tourist destinations across the country, with Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit being particularly prominent.

This influx of tourists represents a remarkable increase of 58.9% compared to the same period in 2022. Furthermore, it surpasses the arrivals recorded in the first eight months of 2019, the year preceding the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, by 2%.

SECTUR has reported that the recovery trend observed in 2022 has continued during the January to August 2023 period. A total of ten thousand flights were recorded, accommodating one million five hundred and thirty-six thousand passengers. This signifies a substantial increase of 56.2% and 76.1% in flights and passenger numbers, respectively, when compared to the corresponding period last year.

The primary airports where Canadian tourists have arrived in the first eight months of 2023 include Cancun, Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit, and Mexico City.





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