Mexico leads North America’s tourism recovery

  • Mexico is increasing its international air capacity by 18% Vs 2019 and 5% Vs 2022.
  • Country exceeds 15 million inbound international seats for the next six months, 2.35 million more than the same period in 2019.
  • Main airports are Cancun, Mexico City, and Guadalajara, which account for more than 70% of all seats.

Mexico has become the leader in tourism recovery in North America, according to our new study presented at the 47th edition of the Tianguis Turístico tourism fair.

In the next six months, there will be 18% more international flights to and from the country than in 2019. When compared to 2022, the growth rate is 5%.

Overall, Mexico will have more than 15 million inbound international seats for the next six months, 2.35 million more than the same period in 2019. The country’s main airports areCancun, Mexico City, and Guadalajara, where more than 70% of the seats were concentrated for the period studied.

Among the fastest-growing routes are Los Angeles, Toronto, and Madrid, while the list of the top ten airports includes five from the US and three from Canada. In addition, Mexico has opened nine new routes compared to 2019, highlighting the new connection to Paris and its Orly airport, with some 19,000 seats available until the end of September.

We conducted this study ahead of the Tianguis Turístico trade fair, which is being held in Mexico City in its 47th edition, and in which Mabrian be present through its territorial delegate Benjamín Jiménez, who has stated the following:

“The data we have presented at Tianguis reflects the strength of the tourism sector in Mexico and its capacity to recover from the effects of the pandemic. It is a great achievement for the country to lead tourism recovery in North America, while it is also very important that the country continues to promote Mexico as a safe and attractive tourist destination for international travellers”.