Alegoría de la Patria, by Mexican artist Jorge González Camarena

In a press release generated by Mexico’s Tourism Board by way of PR Newswire, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch website reported that nearly 600,000 tourists visited Mexico during the recent Spring Break period. Among them, 382,376 American citizens who, despite travel warnings issued by certain US jurisdictions, enjoyed a vacation in Mexico over the holiday period, a 7.3 percent increase from last year.

The press release features additional statistics. To read the entire press release, please visit The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch Website by clicking here.