19/08/2009Cancun’s Rise in Hotel Occupancy

Cancun, Quintana Roo, August 13, 2009- Cancun’s overall hotel occupancy has been steadily rising, reporting 80% in July as per the Cancun Hotel Association. In addition the destination has been named one of the top 5 requested cities as per Tripology’s, the leading online travel referral service, newly published July 2009 Trend Report.

The report goes on to state “Cancun shows no slowdowns in demand despite the swine flu scare”.
“Cancun continues to be one of the preferred destinations for North Americans to visit. Flexible air travel, excellent service and the most incredible deals and packages provide extraordinary experiences. Cancun is luxurious and soulful, accommodating for all tastes,” says Jesus Almaguer, CEO of the Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Tripology July 2009 Trend Report revealed an increase in the average budget per trip, demonstrating that while consumers are proactively and consistently looking for travel deals, they are willing to spend more on travel compared to the end of 2008, despite ongoing economic concerns.

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About Cancun
Cancun is located in the northern part of the southeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The island of Cancun is in the shape of a “7” and is bordered to the north by the Bahia de Mujeres; to the east by the Caribbean Sea; and to the west by the Nichupte Lagoon. Cancun is Mexico’s largest tourist destination and boasts 146 hotels with a total of 28,808 rooms.
Opportunities for new experiences abound in Cancun, which offers visitors an ideal setting for interacting with nature and discovering Mayan culture. Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau www.cancun.travel