May 25, 2013
Foreign tourism drops 7.5% in July
The amount of tourists that arrived in Argentina during July dropped 7.5 percent compared to the same month in 2011, and totalled 215,511 people, while the Argentine citizens that travelled abroad climbed 20.2 percent, according to a government report.
The Indec national statistics bureau said that the expense of tourists was of 295.3 million dollars, dropping 7.6 percent in the seventh month of the year.
Meanwhile, Argentine tourists' expenses abroad reached 276.2 million dollars, 25.9 percent higher than the volume registered in the same month last year.
The information is gathered from the arrivals and departures at Ezeiza and Jorge Newbery airports, which are the main routes of access route to Argentina.