The Governor of the State met in Madrid with tourism officials from Mexico and Spain
Madrid, Spain.- Prior to the start of the International Tourism Fair in Madrid, Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel held a meeting with the Secretaries of Tourism of Mexico and Spain, Miguel Torruco and María Isabel Oliver, with whom he discussed various plans to continue positioning to Sinaloa on the world map of tourism.
The state leader began today in Madrid a mission to promote Sinaloa among investors, agents and major promoters of tourism services in the world, in order to consolidate what was achieved with the Tourism Tianguis Mazatlan 2018, which allowed more countries to know what the entity offers with its natural, artistic, cultural and gastronomic riches.
Quirino Ordaz said that the secretary of tourism of the Spanish government, María Isabel Oliver, was very interested and surprised by the presence that Sinaloa has in the tourist industry, and achievements in terms of prevention to see how low rates of insecurity have fallen.
“She was very interested in the total renovation that Mazatlan has had as a tourist destination after the Tianguis and she also sees a great possibility and sees as a great strength all the north zone of the state, everything that is the Chepe route, towards the Barrancas del Cobre in Chihuahua, sees that it can generate enormous interest with the Spaniards, “he said.
In as much, it indicated that to the secretary of Tourism of Mexico, Miguel Torruco, took advantage of to request the support to him so that Sinaloa has more aerial connectivity for regions like Spain, that are interested in the organization.
The governor stressed that this meeting, with both secretaries, makes it possible to assess “the importance for us of having been the headquarters of the Tourism Tianguis because today Sinaloa is planned differently and that they have the consideration of having a meeting, which Certainly it was meeting food between these personalities, because I think it marks the importance that Sinaloa has in tourism. “
Quirino Ordaz, who was accompanied by his wife Rosy Fuentes, thanked the hostess, and ally of Sinaloa, for the Mexican ambassador in Spain, Roberta Lajous, who participated in this meeting held at the Embassy’s residence.
It is important to note that the preliminary figures for 2018 are encouraging for Sinaloa, with an estimated arrival of visitors to the entity by the order of 3 million 630 thousand tourists, between nationals and foreigners. The port of Mazatlán received the most visitors, in this case 67 percent, while Culiacán received 22 percent and Los Mochis 11 percent.
The International Tourism Fair (Fitur) considered the most important window of promotion in the world, will be inaugurated this Wednesday in Madrid, same in which Mexico will have a pavilion with the presence of states such as Sinaloa that work to strengthen tourism activity.
Source: Linea Directa
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