Some provinces were fully occupied, such as Neuquén, Mendoza, Entre Rios and Salta. Among the destinations in the Province of Buenos Aires, the most chosen were Mar del Plata, with an occupancy of 80 percent; Villa Gesell, with 93 percent; Pinamar, with 100 percent; next to Necochea, Miramar, San Clemente, San Pedro and Tandil.
During the weekend, more than 141 thousand tourists arrived at the Partido de La Costa. This means 65% more visitors than in the same long weekend of 2019, without a pandemic.
Pre-trip, a success
The PreViaje program, of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, exceeded one million beneficiaries in its second edition. In just three weeks, receipts for more than $ 17 billion have already been entered, representing 70% more than the total billing in 2020.
50% corresponds to travel agencies, 32.8% to accommodation and 14.3% to airlines. In addition, more than 62% of the value of the invoices entered is related to trips in November.
PreViaje PAMI The incentive for affiliates and affiliates, which offers them 70% of the reimbursement of their expenses, has already benefited more than 75 thousand elderly people, injecting more than $ 1 billion into the tourism sector.
Full steam transport
From Thursday to Saturday, 1,913 national long-distance bus services, while 4,400 passengers boarded the Argentine Trains services to Chascomús, Mar del Plata, Rosario, San Pedro, Córdoba and Tucumán.
On Thursday, October 7, there were 177 flights and on Friday, October 8, another 194 domestic flights between all lines operating in the country.
Only through Aerolineas Argentinas, 54 thousand people bought their air ticket for different national destinations with scheduled departures between Thursday and Saturday.