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The Government celebrated a weekend with a record number of tourists: the increase was more than 100% compared to 2019

With the extra long weekend -which began on Friday with the holiday for the passage to the Immortality of Martín Miguel de Güemes and ends on Monday with the Day of the Flag- the first numbers of the enormous tourist movement began to arrive throughout the country and that revealed that the number It is more than double what happened in 2019 for the same date.

According to a survey by the Ministry of Tourism, the North is the region with the highest occupation, with more than 90% in its main destinations. And the province of La Rioja, with numbers close to 100%, is having the highest occupancy level.

At the same time, there is a high level of occupancy in cities and capitals that have enormous hotel capacity, such as Rosario (95%), Santa Fe (80%), CABA (76%), San Miguel de Tucumán (81%), San Salvador (93%), Salta Capital (90%), Posadas (75%), Paraná (70%), City of Mendoza (95%) and Villa Carlos Paz (84%).

As for Mar del Plata, with 75 percent occupancy, the report reveals that they are numbers close to those of the main weekends of the year such as Carnival and Easter.

For their part, snow destinations also have an intense flow of tourists, such as Bariloche, Esquel and Villa La Angostura with the opening of its ski centers that anticipates a promising winter season.

“We are having a weekend well above what we had anticipated, which were already high figures. These numbers they anticipate an absolutely record winter season with the strong impulse that the arrival of one million foreign tourists“, said Matías Lammens, Minister of Tourism and Sports of the Nation.

And he added: “We are seeing two very auspicious phenomena: on the one hand, the consolidation of emerging destinations that are expanding the tourist offer of our country; and on the other, as happened in the summer season that lasted between December and March, today we see that the winter season is already advanced to june. This is great news for the tourism sector, which today is one of the main drivers of the recovery of economic activity and job creation.”

Province by province, which are the cities with the highest occupancy

Jujuy (90% provincial average): Quebrada de Humahuaca: 95% – San Salvador: 93% – Valleys: 85% – Yungas: 80% – Puna: 75%

Salta (90% of provincial average): Cafayate: 98% – Salta 90% – Cachi: 93% – San Lorenzo: 100% – San Antonio de los Cobres: 100% – Rosario de la Frontera: 100%

Tucuman: San Miguel de Tucumán: 81% – Tafi del Valle: 91% – San Javier 89% – Yerba Buena: 90% – Tafi Viejo: 72% – Amaicha del Valle: 95% – El Cadillal: 99%

Santiago del Estero: Rio Hondo Hot Springs: 95%

La Rioja: (99% provincial average): La Rioja Capital: 100% – Villa Unión: 100% – Chilecito: 100% – Famatina: 100% – Chamical: 90% – Los Llanos: 98% – Arauco: 100%

Catamarca (80% provincial average): Fiambalá: 100% – Antofagasta de la Sierra: 80% – Belén: 75%

Misiones (85% provincial average): Iguazú: 90% – Moconá: 92% – Posadas 75%

Currents: Iberá: 95% – Concepción: 100% – City of Corrientes: 100% – Corner: 75% – Ituzaingó: 40% – Bella Vista: 80% – Paso de la Patria: 50%

Chaco (55% provincial average): Coast: 51.55% – Impenetrable: 55% Center-Southwest: 57.50%

Entre Ríos (85% provincial average): Federation: 90% – Colón: 80% – Concordia: 90% – Gualeguaychú: 85% – Paraná: 70%

Santa Fe: Rosario: 95% – City of Santa Fe: 80% – Reconquest: 90% – Melincué: 100%

San Juan (90% provincial average): Great San Juan: 81% – Calingasta: 100% – Church: 82% – Jáchal: 78% – Fertile Valley: 92%

Mendoza (90% provincial average): City of Mendoza: 95% – Valle de Uco: 85% – Los Molles: 100% – Malargüe 90% – San Rafael: 76%

San Luis (87% provincial average): Merlo: 88% – Pasture of the Funes: 83%

Cordova: Villa Carlos Paz: 84% – Santa Rosa de Calamuchita: 75% – Villa General Belgrano: 90% – Miramar: 75% – La Falda: 75% – La Cumbre: 80% – Villa del Totoral: 80% – Córdoba Capital: 60%

Autonomous City of Buenos Aires: 76%

Buenos Aires: Tandil: 95% – Mar del Plata: 75% – San Antonio de Areco: 90% – Tigre: 75% – Sierras de la Ventana: 90% – Bahía Blanca: 85% – San Pedro: 80% – Pinamar: 55% – Villa Gesell: 65% – Mar de las Pampas: 75% – Cariló: 75% – San Clemente: 59% – Costa del Este: 86%

Neuquen: San Martin de los Andes: 70% – Villa La Angostura: 65% Río Negro – Bariloche: 90% – Las Grutas: 74%

Chubut: Puerto Madryn: 82% – Esquel: 90% Santa Cruz – El Calafate: 75% – El Chalten: 73%

Land of Fire: Ushuaia: 80% – Tolhuin: 80%

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