THE BAJA POST
Easter week, known as Holy Week in Mexico, was a good one for the hotels and resorts operating in Los Cabos, they had a 49% capacity, near the allowed 50% limit, because of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, this comes to light up hope for Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo tourist.
The most important tourist destination in the Baja California peninsula had an average 9 thousand visitors arriving everyday per day, and on April 6 it had the lowest occupancy level with 42%., which in COVID times is not bad, since the maximum allowed occupancy is 50%.
There were sixty flights arriving to San José del Cabo International Airport every day during the two weeks that ended on Easter Sunday, which meant that about 90 thousand tourists were landing there.
This intense activity generated 20 million dollars, based on vacationers spending between 100 and 150 dollars a day, and 400 dollars on a hotel room, averaging of 2.3 guests in each hotel room, according to Los Cabos hotel association President, Lizly Orcí Fregoso, said the 2021 Easter season broke records for the highest rate in hotels; nearly 400 dollars a night, which is much better than the 300 dollar average from previous years.
She also said that 60% of tourists to Los Cabos were from the United States, mainly from California, Arizona and Texas. Fregoso said the number of Covid-19 infections identified among tourists has remained under 1%, and that no tourist has required hospitalization.
In La Paz, hotels were also close to the 50% limit for the whole month of March and until April 11. The 20,000 mostly domestic tourists contributed around $3.7 million to the region.