Mazatlan bets on tourism from the Bajío region

This area encompasses around 30 million inhabitants, which may be possible tourists for Mazatlan

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- The Ministry of Tourism and the hotel sector of Mazatlan bet on the Bajío market, for the great potential it represents with more than 30 million possible visitors.

The head of the State Sectur, Óscar Pérez Barros, confirmed that after achieving the flight from Querétaro – Mazatlan, they continue negotiations with the different airlines to connect Mazatlan with that area of ​​the country.

This represents good news for Mazatlan, because this flight had never been in history, so they will continue with the work to continue achieving more connectivity, we will continue working to connect Sinaloa with the Bajío

 Óscar Pérez Barros

Pérez Barros reiterated that he is working with OMA with the objective of establishing joint strategies for the first time to manage flights hand in hand with them, international flights and the same strategy will be applied for the national market, for the destinations of Bajío, Puebla, Ciudad Juarez, and higher frequencies to Monterrey and Mexico City.

For its part, the Mercadoctenia committee member of the Mazatlan Hotel and Business Association, José Gámez, highlighted the importance of this potential market with 30 million people, since it encompasses Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Michoacán (Uruapan Region only ), Querétaro, San Luis Potosí (Central Region only) and Jalisco (Altos de Jalisco only).

He said that the state of Guanajuato has great economic importance, but today lives another reality because of the problems of insecurity. León is the fourth largest city in the country.

I know two cities in the country where there is always money, one in Guadalajara and another Leon, there is industry, commerce, tourism, and everything. Around the airport of Bajío, in particular, around 30 million inhabitants are included, which is why 

Óscar Pérez Barros

Gámez Valle recalled that 20 years ago some flights were made to Mazatlan and the missing Mexicana de Aviacion had a flight, the most successful tourist, speaking, so it is important to retake that part.

He stressed that fortunately, TAR airline has already turned its eyes to Mazatlan with the flight of Querétaro, another city with a great aerospace and auto parts industrial activity, that is why the destination has to be prepared for this market.

Fortunately for the destination, the wholesale operator Naturleón, the strongest in the country, is based in León, Guanajuato, and the owner’s wife, his favorite destination is Mazatlan, and that part has to be used

 Óscar Pérez Barros


Bajío Area encompasses 30 million inhabitants.

For 20 years there was no air connectivity with León.

Source: el sol de mazatlan

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