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Due to the invasion of Sargassum seaweed beaches in the Mexican resort city of Cancun the smell of rotten eggs. It is reported Bloomberg.
This was the reason for the decline in tourist flow by 3.4 percent, the appearance of discounts up to 20 percent on accommodation in local hotels-and-downs in the value of shares of the operator of the local airport by 10 percent.
The President of Mexico, andrés Manuel lópez Obrador has repeatedly downplayed the extent of the invasion of algae. According to him, the problem is “managed”. From the budget for cleaning beaches from algae was allocated $ 2.6 million.
The Association of hotels of Quintana Roo assesses a reduction in bookings in the hotels of the region for the foreseeable future of 10 percent.
In 2018 Cancun topped the ranking of the most tourism-dependent cities in the world, compiled by the world Council for tourism and travel (WTTC): 49.6 per cent of the city’s GDP accounts for tourism.
Earlier in July, in Cancun refused to let 14 people with Russian passports. The immigration officers denied them entry because the purpose of their trip did not meet the stated.
Video, photo All from Russia.