Tomorrow NPI will be unveiling a new report on the importance of Mexican tourism into the United States, we will also be hosting an event tomorrow where we will have a panel discussion about the paper. Mexico”s growing and vibrant middle class is growing faster then most anyone would have ever predicted. Finally the Pew Hispanic Center has released an interactive map which shows growth in the Hispanic populations across the country.
Tomorrow New NPI Report This event and report comes in time to help inform a recent Presidential executive order designed to significantly increase travel and tourism in the United States. As the United States looks to increase domestic tourism, increasing tourism from Mexico should be a major priority for our new national strategy. Consider the following. Mexico is allready the second largest suplier of international visitation into the United States.
And Mexico is the 4th largest market for international spending in the country.
Mexico’s middle class is becoming its majority Mexico”s growing and vibrant middle class is growing faster then most anyone would have ever predicted. “A wary but tenacious middle class is fast becoming the majority in Mexico, breaking down the rich-poor divide in a profound demographic transformation that has far-reaching implications here and in the United States. Although many Mexicans and their neighbors to the north still imagine a country of downtrodden masses dominated by a wealthy elite, the swelling ranks of the middle class are crowding new Wal-Marts, driving Nissan sedans and maxing out their Banamex credit cards.
Interactive Map of Where Latinos Live A new interactive map highlights the vibrant growth of the Hispanic community in the United States from the 1980’s to now.