Puerto Vallarta is busier than ever setting a brand new document for passenger arrivals in July surpassing 2019 ranges by over 14 %. The standard seashore vacation spot for Americans vacationers is now seeing larger arrivals than previous to the pandemic.
Puerto Vallarta recorded 1847 flights in July bringing in over 475,000 passengers to the resort metropolis. This is 14.4 % larger than pre-pandemic ranges for July of 2019. According to the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust, worldwide arrivals additionally elevated 5.9 % for the month which was made up of largely U.S. vacationers.
According to the current research by the journey analytics agency ForwardKeys, Puerto Vallarta leads nationwide development within the sale of flights from the United States with a rise of 68.5 %.
August can be anticipated to set one other tourism document with 1847 flights scheduled on the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. The United States is driving the worldwide arrivals, which is seeing elevated flights from Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Seattle, Denver and San Francisco.
Rising Arrivals and Rising Cases
The Ministry of Health in Mexico lately moved the state of Jalisco which incorporates Puerto Vallarta to the utmost danger degree of ‘Red’ for Covid-19 contagion. According to Vallarta Daily, all 4 public hospitals within the metropolis are working at one hundred pc capability for beds with ventilators. The Governor lately dedicated to including extra hospital beds for the sick in Puerto Vallarta.
Two weeks in the past, the Governor added new restrictions for Puerto Vallarta together with closing all bars and nightclubs. Other restrictions included:
- Restaurants should shut by midnight
- Restaurant capability lowered to 50%
- All massive public occasions have been cancelled for the rest of the yr together with Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
- Attendance at stadiums lowered to 33% and face masks should be worn
- Hotels should hold their occupancy under 80% and 50% in public areas
Mexico Records Highest Number of Cases Since Pandemic Began
On Wednesday, August eleventh, Mexico recorded its worse day but by way of the variety of instances recorded. 22,711 new instances of Covid-19 had been reported fueled by the extremely contagious Delta variant. There had been additionally 727 deaths up to now 24 hours.
The tourism hotspots of Cancun, Cabo and Mazatlán are additionally seeing a document variety of instances amid a robust tourism surge.
Cancun Almost Fully Recovers Reaching 2019 Tourist Arrivals
Puerto Vallarta isn’t the one tourism hotspot in Mexico seeing robust arrival numbers. Cancun recorded 2.37 million arrivals in July of this yr falling simply shy of pre-pandemic arrivals in July of 2019 when 2.39 million arrivals had been recorded.
Cancun can be seeing a dramatic rise in Covid-19 instances as Mexico continues to face an unprecedented fourth wave of the pandemic. Resorts such because the Hard Rock Hotel have allotted 2 whole flooring for vacationers who’ve examined constructive.
Mexico Continues To See Mass Tourism Arrivals
Despite a document variety of instances, U.S. vacationers are nonetheless flocking to Mexico. During your entire pandemic, the nation has remained open for tourism and doesn’t require testing, vaccine passports or quarantines for entry into the nation.
Last week the Mexican President. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced at a press conference that the nation wouldn’t introduce a vaccine passport or require guests to point out proof of vaccination.
“We will not require that type of proof whatsoever,” Obrador said. “I want to be very clear about that.”
The President spoke of the protests that erupted in Europe over using vaccine passports and didn’t wish to see that kind of division in his nation.
The solely entry requirement to enter Mexico throughout the pandemic is to fill out an online health form declaring you might be free from Covid-19 signs.
Mexico has estimated that over 20 million vacationers will arriving within the nation throughout the months of July and August.
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