Mazatlan foresees an 80% growth in Romance Tourism


According to Canaco figures, this segment generated an economic spill of 150 million pesos in 2019.

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- for 2022 is projected to tourism of Romance in Mazatlan grow up to 80%, compared to 2020, where this sector because of the health risk of the stalled Covid-19.

The president of the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism Sinaloa Sur, Roberto Lem González, spoke in favor of the sanitary protocol developed by the municipal Civil Protection system to carry out social events since that has allowed the Epidemiological Traffic Light remains green.

For her part, the representative of the Canaco Romance Tourism sector, Cecilia Osuna, asked the municipal authority for its support and collaboration so that this item recovers the economic rhythm it had during 2019.

During that year, more than a thousand weddings were held in the port, which generated annual revenue of 150 million pesos, with an average investment per event of 360 thousand pesos.

The guests came from destinations such as Torreón, Chihuahua, Durango, Jalisco, Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana, Mochis, Culiacán, and the United States, which translates into more than 100,000 visitors.

“In order to carry out an event, the gearing of all its parts is essential, all service providers play an important role in achieving the objective. The service chain is a cluster of guilds with a common goal, to provide an unforgettable experience to customers that they all share, becoming a core part of romance tourism, adding more than a thousand families directly benefited, “he explained.

The business lines that receive part of the economic benefit are event rooms, planners, furniture rental, decorators, flower shops, banquets, wait staff, dance floors, musical groups, DJ’s, pastries, productions, audio, lighting, valet parking, light plant, photography, video, pyrotechnics, babysitting services, wine houses, makeup artists, solo musicians, transporters, among others.

In 2019, in December more than 50 weddings were held every weekend, specifically in the Romance Tourism sector, this without counting weddings that its guest fort was not the visitor from another city. During 2021, the number of events dropped to 20, during the holiday date.

This segment covers not only destination weddings, but also ring deliveries, honeymoons, bachelor or bachelorette parties, wedding and bride anniversaries, renewal of vows, last trip before the baby is born -Baby Moon, second nuptials, trip with the family (Family Moon) and a new niche that is growing exponentially with the current epidemiological and economic conditions, which are the “elopement weddings”.


The Mazatlan Post