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Occupancy Critical at 30% in Southern Quintana Roo #354296
10/11/09 11:36 AM
10/11/09 11:36 AM
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Record hotel occupancy of 30% in southern Quintana Roo

Juan Jose Fernandez Carrillo, said the sector really been facing a 'very difficult', plunging occupancy rates

Chetumal, Quintana Roo.- Hoteliers in southern Quintana Roo live the most critical stage in the last 10 years, although some centers have increased their capacity lodging accommodations are at 30 percent of their occupation, industry leaders said. The president of the Association of Hotels and Motels from Southern California, Juan Jose Fernandez Carrillo, said the sector really been facing a 'very difficult', with the drop in occupancy rates.

This, he said, derived from several factors that came together, as the economic crisis, health emergency by the virus of influenza A (H1N1), the suspension of flights by an airline in Chetumal and currently the low season. He explained that in the southern state, the hotel occupancy during the past weekend and did not exceed 30 percent, a figure expected despite being described as critical for the sector.

He considered that the decrease in international tourist arrivals reached six percent, affecting the most important tourist centers of the country, where infrastructure development increased gradually over the past 10 years. However, confided that with the efforts of the authorities and the representatives of the tourism sector will be achieved by reversing the negative effect of all factors that caused the fall in occupancy rates.

To achieve recovery, he said, efforts have been made aware of the authorities and employers and, at first glance, it appears that there are hotels that enhance their ability to provide better service. According to figures from the tourism industry in the south of Quintana Roo from Mahahual to Bacalar, there are approximately 446 thousand hotel rooms, of which only about 430 are occupied, ie 30 per cent.

http://www.informador.com.mx/econom...otelera-de-30-en-sur-de-quintana-roo.htm

Re: Occupancy Critical at 30% in Southern Quintana Roo [Re: Portofino] #354303
10/11/09 01:44 PM
10/11/09 01:44 PM
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this article is very strange ....
Southern Caifornia Hotel association ?
446,000 hotel rooms X 30% = 133,800 ----- not 430 - -




Re: Occupancy Critical at 30% in Southern Quintana Roo [Re: Diane Campbell] #354304
10/11/09 01:47 PM
10/11/09 01:47 PM
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Portofino Offline OP

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Portofino  Offline OP
I know, have been looking at the original (Spanish) text, and that is really what they say. I think it's a typo and they mean 130.
Jan

Re: Occupancy Critical at 30% in Southern Quintana Roo [Re: Portofino] #354327
10/11/09 04:06 PM
10/11/09 04:06 PM
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Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
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From the original release in Spanish apparently this is in reference to southern Quintana Roo, not Cancun, Cozumel, Playa, etc. An occupancy rate of 30% this time of year wouldn't be unusual. The total of 446,000 hotel rooms of course is ridiculous -- either a typo or the reporter is an idiot. I doubt there are that many hotel rooms in all of Mexico. There are only about 25,000 hotel rooms in Cancun.

--Lan Sluder


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