Puerto Vallarta tourism holds strong while much of Mexico’s destinations suffer

The lack of programs to promote tourism in Mexico and levels of insecurity faced by many states have caused negatively impacted tourism in the country so far this year, industry experts agreed.

Jorge Hernández, president of the Mexican Federation of Tourist Associations ( Fematur ), said that insecurity worried entities that report double-digit falls in tourism.

With data obtained by the Fematur, insecurity and sargassum in April generated a 6% drop in hotel occupancy in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the main tourist destinations in the country.

According to data of the "Survey of International Travelers and the Tourism Survey . . .

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