• Posted:Friday, June 5, 2009
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Is Mexico becoming popular again
It's now nearly two months since news of the swine flu epidemic first broke and there can be little doubt that it's had an effect on travelling - particularly to Mexico.

But now it seems that the country's tourism industry is receiving a bit of a boost, as the extent of the disaster predicted by some does not appear to have materialised.

Visits to Mexican hostels may well be bouncing back, as cheap travel site Skyscanner has found that searches for flights are up more than 15 per cent on the low point seen last month.

Of course, that's not to say that people are suddenly rushing back there and Skyscanner was quick to point out that interest is still well below the normal level.

Nonetheless, hostels in Mexico could well become popular pretty quickly, as it added that major incidents rarely deter travellers for long.

And if you are planning a trip you could well find plenty of cheap travel options, as a spokesman for the Mexico Tourism Board told the Seattle Post Intelligencer that the country is keen to get people back and bargains are there for the taking.

Sam Buckley
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