The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) indicates 2015 has seen a 15% increase in tourism to Puerto Peñasco, both nationally and from abroad.
OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado remarked according to occupation levels reported by area hotel and condo rental providers, by the end of September Puerto Peñasco’s beaches had been visited by more than 1.6 million people.
Vázquez del Mercado indicated the summer season alone saw a 34% spike in the number of visitors to the area over that of 2014.
He noted these numbers represent an economic influx of more than 81 million dollars, spread across hotels and condo providers as well as restaurants, services, and other items.
Tourism to Puerto Peñasco is made up of 65% visitors from abroad (principally the US and Canada) and 35% from within Mexico.
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