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Mexico City received 440,810 foreign tourists in the first two months of 2015, the highest figure for the period in eight years and 12 percent more than in January-February 2014, the Latin American Herald Tribune – www.laht.com, reported.
The capital city’s tourism bureau said in a statement that foreigners made up 22 percent of the nearly 2 million visitors to Mexico City.
Those visitors spent $754 million, up 5 percent from the first two months of 2014 and the highest total for the period in nine years.
Hotel occupancy reached 66.6 percent rate, only 0.1 percent better than during the same period last year, but even so the best performance since 2007, the bureau said.
The capital?s tourism sector accounted for almost 1 million jobs in January and February, 4.8 percent more than in the first two months of 2014.
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