Mazatlán was one of the destinations that stood out the most, in addition to the fact that 90 percent of the participants expressed their desire to return to participate in the annual business and business exercise.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa (Informative Reaction) .- With an enormous growth compared to 2020, this second edition of the Tianguis Turístico Digital based in Mazatlán, showed that the port was one of the destinations that stood out the most, in addition to 90 percent One hundred of the participants expressed their desire to return to participate in the annual business and entrepreneurial exercise.
Through a meeting conducted with the help of the Zoom platform, Miguel Torruco Marqués, Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government, reported on the results obtained at the close of the second digital edition of the Tourism Tianguis, highlighting as important points the 16 thousand, 94 business appointments, as well as the increase of 16 countries that were integrated.
“In its second edition we produced the following highly satisfactory figures. In the special case of the second edition, allow me to make them known: just over 16 thousand business appointments were registered with 1,679 buyers from 1,141 companies, the important thing now was also the participation of 61 nations including Mexico, which represented a increase of 16 countries compared to the first edition, that is, 35 percent more than the issuing markets with their respective issuing tour operators ”, boasted Torruco Marqués.
“238 exhibitors from the 35 states of the country’s Federative Entities, 2,817 attendees at the inauguration and specialized seminars, 1,807 files uploaded to the platform and 16,827 documents downloaded, the amount of transactions was 67 million and half dollars of economic income estimated according to the Exit survey provided to the participants ”, added the federal tourist representative.
He clarified that the figures presented this year cannot be compared with those of the previous year, since “40 percent of the exhibitors and 70 percent of the buyers decided to keep confidentiality”, that year being the year of the pandemic, however Thanks to the new normal, tourism businesses improved so much that 90 percent of the participants expressed their willingness to join the Tourist Tianguis again.
“It should be noted that this amount is not comparable with that reached in the first edition since in the exit survey, which is voluntary, 40 percent of the exhibitors and 70 percent of the buyers decided to keep confidentiality on this item. However, opinion polls show that 90 percent would be willing to participate in the third edition of the Tianguis Turístico digital to be held next year in 2022 ”, he excused.
According to Torruco Marqués, the most popular attraction was the Mayan Train, followed by the most popular cities which were Mazatlán, its capital Culiacán, Puerto Peñasco, Valladolid, Los Cabos and Islas Mujeres. In addition to the fact that the most popular states were Sinaloa, Yucatán, Puebla, Guerrero, Morelos, Aguascalientes, Michoacán, Guanajuato and Querétaro.