Airlines confirm more flights to Cancun at the Madrid Tourism Fair

The operation of new flights was announced from Moscow, Russia, and Quebec, Canada.

Wholesalers, tour operators and investors show interest in investments, greater connectivity.
Wholesalers, tour operators and investors show interest in investments, greater connectivity.

At a press conference in Madrid, the head of the State Tourism Secretariat (SEDETUR) Marisol Vanegas Pérez highlighted the success of the Mexican Caribbean in the 39th edition of FITUR, considered the largest tourism fair in Spain and one of the main on an international level.

Governor Carlos Joaquín promotes tourism promotion and new products not to depend solely on holiday seasons, which allows economic growth and attract more investments that consolidate the entity as a regional tourist power.

The president of the Riviera Maya Hotel Association Conrad Bergwerf said that FITUR is relevant to the destination. "The Spanish market for the Riviera Maya is almost 30 percent hotel occupancy and we are here reaffirming our presence. Once again making contact with the operators that manage the market with the message that we are open to business, is a safe destination and we want more business, more tourists coming to what is Riviera Maya, "he said.

Darío Flota Ocampo, director of the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo (CPTQ), explained that the company Anextur, which operates its own airplanes in Cancun since the winter of 2018, will extend its flights to the summer and probably throughout the year.

He added that the Canadian airline Swimming operates from the province of Quebec a new flight to Cancun, from December until April, with which the airline operates from 23 different cities in Canada.

With more than one million 131 thousand 305 international arrivals to Cancun and an annual increase of eight percent, Canada is one of the markets that grew the most in Quintana Roo last year.

With the dissemination of materials aimed at promoting the state of Quintana Roo, mainly the south and destinations such as Mahahual, Bacalar and the "Breed War Route", a great expectation is awakened among travel agents and wholesalers, said the owner of Tourism Marisol Vanegas.

Also, on the second day of FITUR activities, the Minister of Tourism underlined the success of the presentation of the Investment Portfolio of Quintana Roo at the fair, so that the interested parties have more information that could be materialized, in the short or medium term. , to a range of products that adds more than 103 thousand rooms and 30 thousand in construction for the next years.

via: La Verdad