Six New Hotels Planned for Quintana Roo
The hotels are expected to come online in 2019.According to a report in REPORTUR.mx, AMResorts and Tafer Hotels plans to invest $800 million in constructing properties that will be spread throughout the districts of Benito Juárez, Islas Mujeres, Puerto Morelos and Solidaridad.
As a result of an influx of additional rooms and security concerns, hotels and resorts in are lowering prices to maintain occupancy.
According to , hotel rates in Cancun and the Riviera Maya have dropped between $1-$5 below last year for the same dates, which has allowed property owners to maintain similar occupation levels when compared to 2017.
“We are going to work hand in hand in four aspects: tour operation; incentive groups, which is the segment that has suffered most from what has occurred in the last eight months; experiences, such as weddings, and security,” Tourism Promotion Council director Dario Flota told Reportur.com.
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“Our area of opportunity is with tourists who have stopped coming due to warnings and other factors,” Flota continued. “We have already seen the impact: if we compare the from one year to the next there is a drop of almost three points and that is affecting us. We have also seen the destinations lower tariffs to try to adjust and capture other markets that are susceptible to rate changes.”
In addition, some airlines are canceling direct routes to beach destinations from secondary cities, including , Phoenix, Detroit and St. Louis, and are now connecting through hubs like Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Miami.
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