Long weekend: more than 3.5 million people mobilized throughout the country
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As relevant data from this long weekend, it should be noted that emerging destinations such as Antofagasta de la Sierra (Catamarca), Tafi Viejo (Tucumán), Bella Vista (Corrientes), Melincué (Santa Fe), Calingasta (San Juan), Huerta Grande (Córdoba) and Tolhuin (Tierra del Fuego) had full occupation.

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A key component was the launch of the Pre-Trip Program 3an edition promoted to stimulate getaways throughout the country, and which this weekend injected 4.5 billion pesos into the regional economies.

Justly With the PreViaje, 120,000 tourists were mobilized these days whose main destinations were Bariloche, Puerto Iguazú, El Calafate, Salta, Mendoza, Buenos Aires City, Ushuaia, Mar del Plata, Puerto Madryn, San Martín de los Andes, Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba, San Rafael, Merlo, El Chaltén, Tilcara, San Miguel de Tucumán, Federation, Villa La Angostura and Villa Gesell.

The Minister of Tourism and Sports, Matthias Lammens, He pointed out that “thanks to the impact of PreViaje, our destinations will not have a ‘low season’ during 2022.” “We are very satisfied with the results of the program, essential to sustain the tourist activity that leads the recovery of employment in all regions of the country,” he added.

Lammens stressed that “the record long weekend in October and the data for this weekend in November give us the pattern of what will once again be a summer season with historic figures for tourist movement.”

For his part, the president of the Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT), Gustavo Hani, He highlighted that “the data that we are collecting from the Argentine Tourism Observatory show a great weekend that exceeded expectations in many destinations in the country.”

“It gives us great satisfaction that the important effort that our industry made to stay on its feet, at the worst moment, has been worth it,” said the manager.

And in this sense, he added that “today we see concrete results with a sustained activity throughout the year generated by the great movement of internal tourism, the impact of the Pre-Trip and the recovery of receptive tourism. All this is the prelude to what which we believe will undoubtedly be a great summer season”.

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Visits province by province

According to occupancy data collected by the Argentine Tourism Observatory, broken down by province, in Jujuy the total average was 87.2%, with 95% occupancy in La Quebrada; 84% in the Valleys; 72% in the Yungas; and 67% in the Puna.

For its part, Salta had an occupancy average of 80%, with the provincial capital and the town of Cafayate reaching 90%; while in San Miguel de Tucumán it was 78%; in Tafí del Valle, 84%; Yerba Buena reached 96% average occupancy; Tafí Viejo had 100%; and the Cadillal 86%.

Meanwhile, Chaco had an average provincial occupation of 54%, with 65% in the Litoral Region and 45% in the Impenetrable Region; while in Santiago del Estero the city of Termas de Río Hondo reached 85% and the capital of the province 80%.

Misiones had an average occupancy of 88.5%, with Iguazú touching 92%; Inns 90%; Oberá 75%; San Ignacio 81%; Aristobulo del Valle 75%; and the Superb 65%.

Also on the coast, the province of Corrientes had an 85% average occupancy, where Bella Vista was at full occupancy; Ituzaingó with 90%; Paso de la Patria 90%; Corner with 90%; Corrientes Capital with 85%; Conception 80%; and Colonia Carlos Pellegrini 90%.

Between Ríos and Santa Fe they also had an average occupancy of 90%, highlighting the capital of Santa Fe, with full occupancy; Rosario with 90%; Reconquer 85%; Melincué, Puerto Gaboto, Esperanza and Villa Constitución with 100%; Santa Rosa de Calchines 80%; Saladero Cabal 80%; Oliveros 100% and Tambúes 90%.

The provincial average occupancy in Catamarca was 75.5%, with full capacity in Antofagasta de la Sierra and El Rodeo; 85% in Fiambalá; 95% in Bethlehem; 89% in Andalgalá; 78% in the provincial capital; and 95% in Las Juntas.

La Rioja had an average occupancy of 90%, led by the provincial capital and El Chamical, with 95% respectively; Chilecito and Villa Unión with 90% each; and Arauco with 70%.

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Meanwhile, San Juan had an 86% average occupancy, with 81% in Greater San Juan; 97% in Calingasta; 90% in Church; 62% in Jáchal; and 95% in Villa Fértil, while the provincial average occupation in Mendoza was 90%.

Among the destinations in the province of Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata reached 90%; Villa Gesell 80%; The Coast 90%; Pinamar 80%; Miramar 70%; Sierra de la Ventana 65% and Tandil 90%.

For its part, the province of Córdoba had an average occupation of 85%, with Villa Carlos Paz reaching 90%; the city of Córdoba at 90%; Huerta Grande with full house; The Summit 90%; Villa General Belgrano 75%; Santa Rosa 60%; La Cumbrecita 75%; Garay pasture 80%; Miramar 97%; Reservoir 85%; Jesus Maria 85%; Villa Giardino 91%; Colonia Caroya 100%; And La Falda with 90%.

In San Luis the average provincial occupancy was 82.5%, with the capital city and Potreo de Funes reaching 90% respectively; and Merlo 75%; while in Neuquén the city of San Martín de los Andes had 90% occupancy and Villa La Angostura 70%.

In the province of Río Negro, the destinations of Bariloche, Las Grutas and Ingeniero Jacobacci had an average occupation of 80%; Viedma 90% and El Bolsón 70%; while in Chubut the provincial average was 80%, with Puerto Madryn in the order of 80% Esquel with 65%

In Santa Cruz, the destination of El Calafate had an average occupancy of 90%; while in Tierra del Fuego (75% provincial average occupancy), Ushuaia reached 80% and Tolhuin 90%.

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