Number of Mexican tourists to Canada surges 13 percent

Ottawa (Notimex) - The number of Mexican visitors to Canada reached 34,000 in March, up 13 percent from the 30,000 in the same month last year, Statistics Canada said.

The number of Mexican tourists to Canada has been increasing every month.

Last year, a total of 372,000 Mexicans visited Canada, with an average monthly figure of 31,000.

With these figures, Mexico is the fourth source of tourists for Canada.

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