The municipality of Mijas has experienced a growth of more than 20 points compared to the first hotel occupancy forecasts for the month of August, registering a 77.2% occupancy that glimpses “the gradual recovery of the sector”In the city, as indicated this Thursday by the councilor for the branch, José Carlos Martín.

This was highlighted by the mayor after the data offered by the Association of hotel businessmen of the Costa del Sol (Aehcos), pointing out that “managing reliable data this season has been difficult, Well the visitors after the pandemic they make their reservations with very little time in advance”.

Still, he has celebrated that of the initial estimates of 51.2% data has been transformed into 77.2%, which makes us see the gradual recovery of the sector in our city ”.

According to data from Mijas tourist offices, in the equator of summer the municipality had already experienced a 68% growth in the number of visits by national tourists, Being the second in forecast of hotel occupancy in August from the province of Malaga ”, he stressed.

“Our a great ally this season is being the Spanish visitor, which is the one that most comes to our destination. The effort we have made from the department is bearing fruit and we continue working to recover and relaunch to the maximum this economic sector so important for the city”, Has pointed out Martín.

In the same way, the mayor recalled that “we we have made a place in prestigious web pages and specific sectors where we have positioned ourselves among the favorite destinations. We are the Andalusian destination that we have grown the most in eBooking searches with an increase of 69% and we have also positioned ourselves in the top ten of accessible destinations as well as being one of the favorite rural coastal destinations ”.

Mijas, a safe destination in the open air ‘ is the name that gives rise to this season’s campaign, where the City Council has emphasized the segment most linked to nature (trails through the mountains, coastal path, golf and beach). “We are fortunate to have a municipality with a wide range of varieties and tourist offers, so we have been able to adapt in a pioneering way to the new tastes of travelers who seek, mainly, experiences linked to the ecosystem and without crowds”, has concluded Martin.

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