Mexico’s tourism revenues surge 18.1%

Mexico’s revenues from international tourism totaled $11.13 billion in the January-August period, up 18.1 percent from the same period in 2013, the Tourism Secretariat said.
Foreign tourists generated revenues of $9.42 billion during the first eight months of last year, the secretariat said.
International tourist arrivals totaled 19.3 million in the January-August 2014 period, up 19 percent.
Air arrivals rose 10.3 percent to 9.3 million during the first eight months of this year, the secretariat said, citing Bank of Mexico figures.