In recent months the tourism in Argentina, in the domestic sector, grew considerably. As announced by the minister Matthias Lammens, near 10.000.000 of people toured the Atlantic Coast and different provinces of our country. However, the data regarding the arrival of foreign they are not encouraging for several weeks.
The official himself acknowledged in America that arrivals from abroad “stopped” after a good start to the season. «More than 200,000 tourists arrived between November and December but in january it fell the trend that was on the rise”, admitted the leader with a serious face. In turn, he recalled that the openings of October for neighboring countries and November for the rest of the countries was a advance important.
Beyond this and the “big promotions” that the Government had promoted, flights with foreigners are scarce and draws the attention of the minister who «gives him row» the situation that has an adverse effect on domestic tourism. In addition, he remarked that “Argentina is cockroach for outsiders” due to the exchange rate gap with the dollar that favors those who arrive with foreign currency.
Why don’t foreigners come to Argentina?
In turn, Lammens recognized that the main reason why foreigners do not arrive in the country is because of the «third wave of Covid-19«, something that does not seem to affect the local area. In this sense, the two PCRs who ask for more isolation entering the country hinder the free transit of tourists who choose other destinations before our country.
In addition, he admitted that the Ómicron variant “complicated” the situation that had started favorably and that for now everything is “stopped” although he justified that it is a phenomenon that not only occurs here but also in countries from different parts of the world that have adopted measures Similar. Finally, he wished that the drop in cases could bring more flights from abroad.