The occupancy of this long weekend in Mendoza did not exceed 60% according to CAME

The occupancy of this long weekend in Mendoza did not exceed 60% according to CAME
The occupancy of this long weekend in Mendoza did not exceed 60% according to CAME

As for the tourism in Mendoza, occupancy did not reach 60%, The snow being the main attraction for tourists. Last week, the director of Emetur, Gabriela Testa, had said that they expected a similar situation, both due to the proximity of another XL weekend, as well as the winter holidays.

However, throughout the country the numbers of people movement were low: 64.3% less than the same weekend in 2023.

At the national level, 802,000 tourists were mobilized, spending $81,000 million, with an average stay of 2 days, when in general on long weekends it is 2.5 days. While the average expense was 50,800 pesos per person, per day, 3.4% lower than in 2023.

What the CAME report said about tourism in Mendoza

He CAME report released data about the general movement of tourism at the national level and detailed the situation of each province, Mendoza among them.

About the province, he maintained that Mendoza defied the crisis by offering a wide variety of shows, art exhibitions, gastronomy and wine tourism. The latter included experiences and excursions to enjoy the typical Mendoza landscapes.

One of the main attractions was the fully operational Los Puquios snow park, located 180 km from the City, ideal for children and beginners.

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Wine tourism, one of the most chosen options in Mendoza

As always, the most populous locations were the high mountains and the south of Mendoza (San Rafael and Malargüe). This time, according to CAME, the province made available almost 5,000 gastronomic spaces with different categories and particularities: restaurants, canteens, pubs, and wineries. with an offer of typical dishes and tastings.

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Low occupancy in the Uco Valley

According to a report from Radio Nihuil, this weekend was low in terms of tourist occupancy in the Uco Valley. In San Carlos it barely reached 20%, while in Tunuyán it was close to 50% and in Tupungato it was a little better: it was around 70%.

Mountain guide. Training for tourism students in the Uco Valley.

The Uco Valley, one of the most visited areas of Mendoza, this time had few reservations. They expect it to rebound next week.

However, the tourism directorates of the three departments of the Uco Valley reported that for the next long weekend, an occupancy of between 40% and 50% is expected in San Carlos, 70% in Tunuyán and 80% in Tupungato. .

Of all the areas, the most chosen are El Manzano Historico and Vista Flores.


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