Pandemic changed the profile of tourists in Los Cabos; more than 50% are between 31 and 40 years old

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The visitor who is arriving in Los Cabos is younger; California continues to be one of the main markets, in June it represented 36% of tourists

Los Cabos, Baja California Sur BCS. The executive president of the Los Cabos Hotel Association AHLC Lilzi Orcí highlighted that derived from the health contingency due to COVID, the profile of tourists who visit the destination has changed; Previously, the majority of visitors were 41 to 50 years old, however, since the reopening of Los Cabos, after the destination was closed in April, more than 50% of the average visitor is young, between 31 and 40 years old.

“Right now, the trend of the traveler has changed for obvious reasons, we had a profile before COVID and right now there are others; During the pandemic, and at the moment, the visitor who is arriving in Los Cabos is young, more than 50% is between 31 and 40 years old, it was the one that most visited the destination during June of this 2020, followed by the 41 to 50 years, with a marked difference ”.

Similarly, he specified that, according to the statistics of the Los Cabos Hotel Association, in June 2020 it was observed that there were 70% of tourists from the United States and of that percentage, 36% came from California , highlighting that this destination has always been one of the main markets, since, in general, it remains a little above 40% in the emission of tourists.

In addition, he pointed out that the reservation trend has changed: “Before the trip was booked or planned 3 months in advance and right now, 56% are deciding to travel less than a month in advance, we have many last minute reservations and as the planning of the trip is taking place right now, making the decision quickly, perhaps because they found a plane or hotel ticket ”.

To conclude Lilzi Orcí said that more than 90% of travelers pointed out as very important the cleaning and security certifications that are had in the destination, which has been the objective in the first opening phase, to provide security to the tourist of what To conclude Lilzi Orcí said that more than 90% of travelers pointed out as very important the cleaning and security certifications that are had in the destination, which has been the objective in the first opening phase, to provide security to the tourist of that Los Cabos is prepared to operate in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition, he shared that tourists have preferences and analyze hygiene and health measures in various companies, from hotels, restaurants or activities.