Mérida wins the venue for the Tourism Tianguis 2020

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Mérida wins the venue for the Tourism Tianguis 2020
Fri March 15, 2019

The capital of Yucatan was chosen by the Selection Committee of the Tourism Tianguis 2020, composed of 14 members, to host the most important event of the travel industry in Mexico


The Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, reported this designation. In his Twitter account he wrote: "I am very happy to announce that at this moment the session ends to define the location of the next Tianguis Turístico 2020: the headquarters will be Mérida, Yucatán. Tomorrow we will give more details in a press conference at @SECTUR_mx accompanied by the Governor of the State @MauVila ".

Through its social networks, the Secretary of Tourism of Yucatan, Michelle Fridman, said "Honored to announce that Yucatan will host the Tianguis Turístico 2020 in its 45th edition. I am convinced that, with the support of the governor @MauVila and the Secretary @TorrucoTurismo Mérida will be the ideal showcase to show the world the tourist beauties of this great country that is our Mexico ".

The head of Sectur thanked the head of the Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, for having proposed the capital of the country as the seat of the Tourism Tianguis. He added that this Friday will be released more details about this designation, at the headquarters of the unit in Mexico City, where the governor of Yucatan, Mauricio Vila Dosal will be present.

In accordance with the guidelines established in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on January 18, Yucatán met the five requirements to receive this important event. These are the capacity of facilities, connectivity, offer of tourist services, commitments of the federative entity and complementary supports.

The Selection Committee, chaired by the head of Sectur, included the undersecretaries of Quality and Regulation, and Tourism Policy Planning; and 10 representatives of the following organizations: Tourism Promotion Council S.A. of C.V .; of the National Fund of Tourist Promotion (Fonatur); of the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Concanaco Servytur); of the National Tourist Business Council (CNET); and the Mexican Association of Hotels and Motels (AMHM).

The other representatives of this committee came from the National Air Transportation Chamber (Canaero); of the National Passenger and Tourism Autotransportation Chamber; of the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry (Canirac); of the Mexican Association of Travel Agents (AMAV); and the National Association of Hotel Chains (ANCH).


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