Cordoba capital registered a high tourist movement this long weekend, on par with what was mobilized throughout the province and despite the weekend with rainy weather. According to the survey carried out by the Tourist Observatory of the Municipality of Cordobathe city had hotel occupancy peaks.
During the night ofOn Saturday, almost 90 percent (88.9) occupancy was recorded in hotels, hostels, and apart-hotels from the city. The brand exceeded the projection drawn days ago, of 85 percent. But also, broke a ceiling of 75 percent occupancy for this time of year, which –according to official data– had never been exceeded.
The turnout of visitors that marked the milestone for tourism in the city was divided as follows: hostels (95.4%) together with aparthotels (92.1%) and one (94.2%) and four-star (90%) hotels led the occupancy level. It was followed by two-star hotels (84.5%) and two-star hotels (82.2%).
Added to the influx of people who arrive without reservations or they visit the city for day trips. According to the municipality, these are tourists attracted by the proposals offered by the city, such as The Night of the Museums, the Baroque Music Festival “De Dos Mundos”, the International Festival of Jazz and an extensive schedule of shows that take place in halls and theaters.
CORDOBA, “URBAN TOURIST DESTINATION”
Miguel Siciliano, Secretary of Government of the Municipality, considered that this registry is linked to a joint effort between the State and the private sector. “We have sat down thinking about tourism together with the Chamber of Tourism, the Gastronomic Hotel Business Federation of the Argentine Republic (Fehgra), the Chamber of Shows, the Convention Bureau, the bars and with the Córdoba Tourism Agency of the Province. This is how we managed to put together an annual agenda and divide the attractions on different dates of the year”, stressed.
“The Hilton hotel chain announced that it opens the former Sheraton in Córdoba. That means that there are public policies focused on tourism and that they are noticed and valued. From the Municipality we understand that there are sufficient conditions to bet that Córdoba it becomes a destination for urban tourism”, concluded Siciliano.