Tag: tourism

Weakened peso fuels Semana Santa worries

Semana Santa traffic

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com On the heels of the momentum brought in by Spring Break comes one of Mexico’s most significant holidays, Semana Santa — or Holy Week — which occurs from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. The week-long holiday typically draws a sizeable tourist crowd, and thousands are expected to funnel …

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Malki: Two-thirds of tourists are Texans

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation held a regular meeting last Wednesday. Dr. Mostafa Malki presented the annual Economic Index and Economic Impact Analysis to the EDC. He said the study had three factors he examined: Performance, projections and external factors. Malki said two-thirds of South Padre Island visitors …

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