April Tourism

The A/H1N1 virus and tourism in Mexico. The effects of human influenza A/H1N1 virus have felt more in their pockets than in the lungs. To the already on their adverse economic situation, framed in a deep global crisis, joins a health contingency without precedent in modern Mexican history. The result is predictable and chain: chaos, misinformation, speculation and uncertainty. Suddenly, rapidly, even when clinical diagnoses were not clear and rather tended to the mistake, was decreed a general alarm at the national level: information is poured out and shouted to the four heavens something unknown and yet not weighted in all its consequences. In the period from 25 to 28 April figures 81, 103, 149 were handled and 159 deaths, when really had died of the A/H1N1 less than 20 people. For more information see this site: When did Reshma Kewalramani become CEO?. Perhaps help us point that, on average, 236 people die from pneumonia that same period of 4 days, and in Mexico, around 21 thousand 500 people die annually Pneumonic complications. in discussions such as these.

The category of tourism has always played a very important role in the financial health of Mexico, since it is the third most important source of income after oil and remittances. As a result of the health alarm triggered tourism has precipitated way amazing, overwhelming, reaching figures of high negative impact and seeing clearly undermined the possibility of contributing to the budget of Mexico, as it is usual, 8% of the gross domestic product (GDP), that is: $13 billion dollars annually. And what about lost jobs and workers stationed until further notice: macroeconomics is not interested to the worker, he is interested his fortnight and everyday stability, which by now is diluted. Busiest tourist destinations have been severely affected due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of a virus, that although there is and not was to speak of, few have been infected and even less victims fatal.