Mexico's tourism income up 10.8% in first nine months

14:08, November 16, 2010      

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Mexico's tourism income went up 10.8 percent year on year to 7.1 billion U.S. dollars in the first nine months of this year, the government said.

According to a Tourism Ministry report issued on Monday, income from cruise ship visits rose 28.3 percent to 393 million U.S. dollars in the first three quarters, tourist arrivals rose 6.9 percent to 16.8 million, tourists' average consumption rose 2.5 percent to 451 U.S. dollars each.

Mexico's tourism income declined 10 percent in 2009 due to H1N1 flu outbreak. This year the government launched tourism promotions in emerging markets, including Britain and China, as well as in traditional markets like the United States and Canada.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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