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In 2018 Mexico’s economy ranked second in Latin America and 15th in the world in terms of GDP, which totalled $1.22trn, according to the World Bank. In 2019 the newly elected President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has pushed ahead with efforts to meet his pledge to tackle corruption and implement austerity measures within the government, to reduce costs and curb excessive expenditures.

La creación del nuevo Consejo de Promoción Turística y la creciente inversión en el estado de Quintana Roo, junto con el esfuerzo para expandir los enlaces aéreos directos desde los principales mercados de origen, se espera que impulsen el crecimiento en este sector clave de la economía de México.

 

Recording consistent growth since 2011, Mexico’s tourism sector has continued to expand steadily. According to government counts, more than 39m foreign tourists visited the country in 2017. Arrivals remained relatively strong throughout the year, being only slightly affected by natural disasters, namely the hurricane that battered popular...

 

Countries and regions across the world have long understood the potential of the MICE segment as a vehicle to drive high-value tourism and further economic development. In recent decades this has led to significant investment, with nations across the globe working to position themselves as centres for the industry, both regionally and...

 

New flight routes added to Mexico’s secondary cities are attracting more visitors and investment to these destinations, creating a positive cycle of growth. Tourists are increasingly venturing out of Mexico’s four traditional tourist centres – Mexico City, the Mayan Riviera with Cancún as the star attraction, the Riviera Nayarit with Puerto...

Chapter | Tourism from The Report: Mexico 2018

Recording consistent growth since 2011, Mexico’s tourism sector has continued to expand steadily. According to government counts, more than 39m foreign tourists visited the country in 2017. Demand for Mexico’s medical tourism has recently picked up and is forecast to grow further, largely as a result of the changes made to the US health care system. Mexico’s natural beauty has long attracted...