During all the weekend long, more than 4,250,000 tourists and hikers were mobilized throughout the country. Those figures imply that it was the tourist movement for this long weekend of October most important of the last decade.
According to figures released by the Argentine Medium Business Confederation (CAME), with a daily expenditure of 2,700 pesos each and an average stay of 3.3 days, tourists spent 14,701.5 million directly, more than triple the amount in 2019 . “Never had an October been seen so many people traveling, which leaves a very encouraging panorama of what the summer could be “, indicates Confederación Argentina de Mediana Empresa.
For example, in the Buenos aires city The highest percentage of hotel occupancy was registered since December 8, 2020 when national tourism began to be enabled. In total there were 51 percent of the rooms occupied. The figures are also displayed with the sale of tickets. On Thursday, October 7, 177 flights were registered and on Friday, 8, another 194 domestic flights among all the lines that operate 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.
Tourism in La Costa
More than 140 thousand tourists visited the 14 towns that make up the Buenos Aires party of The Coast during the long weekend, as reported this Sunday by the local mayor, Cristian Cardozo, who also pointed out that it was the most chosen destination in the country.
“According to the data provided by Autopistas de Buenos Aires SA (Aubasa) and the government of the province, this long weekend they arrived at La Costa Party more of 141 thousand tourists. This means 65 percent more visitors than in the same long weekend of 2019, without a pandemic, “said Cardozo through his social networks.
The communal chief also indicated: “After having been the most chosen tourist destination last season, it makes us happy that they visit us again to enjoy and rest as a family.”
In that sense, he highlighted the effort of “the entire community that in these difficult months did not lower its arms and is enjoying this new beginning.”
For this long weekend, the agenda of activities in the district included the first provincial edition of the Fiesta del Alfajor Costero in Sea of Ajo, the National Black Corvina Festival in San Clemente del Tuyú and the commemoration of the Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity, in Holy Teresita, among other.
Ranking of provinces and destinations most chosen by travelers
- Buenos Aires
- Black river
- Mar del Plata
- Villa Carlos Paz
- Puerto Madryn
- Coast Party
- San Miguel de Tucumán
- San Rafael
- San martin de los andes
- The Quiaca
- San Salvador de Jujuy
- Villa Gesell