The preservation of the environment is a priority for Mexico
According to SECTUR, the objectives of the UN 2030 Agenda coincide with the Government's lines of action
The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, participated today in the inaugurations of the II Meeting on Tourism and Sustainable Development, and the ATMEX Fair.
He argued that the objectives of the UN 2030 Agenda fully coincide with the lines of action of the Government of our country, which include ending poverty and addressing climate change.
To achieve these goals, the “Adaptur” program and the “Mexico Renace Sostenible” project were launched.
Globally, Nature Tourism has grown on average 65 percent annually, generating a spill of 263 billion dollars.
In ensuring that in the Government of the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the preservation of the environment is a priority, the Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, said that Nature Tourism is a market that has grown worldwide other segments, at sustained rates of 65 percent and an economic spill of 263 billion dollars annually.
This day, in the morning he inaugurated the II Meeting on Tourism and Sustainable Development, where he said that today, in our country, in each tourism project a sustainable development is guaranteed, facilitating the integration of the visitor with their environment and increasing the quality of their experience .
With the presence of Carlos Mackinlay, Secretary of Tourism of Mexico City, and Ignacio Angulo Ranz, General Director of Tourism Development and Sustainability, of the Ministry of Tourism of Spain, said the 2030 Agenda, adopted by the 193 States Members of the United Nations, whose objectives are to end poverty, fight against inequality and injustice, as well as deal with climate change, fully coincide with the lines of action of the Government of Mexico on sustainability, so In that sense, it carries out various actions aimed at fulfilling this task.
For this purpose, he added, the pilot program “Adaptur” began in the states of Guanajuato, Jalisco, Nayarit and Quintana Roo, through which they are encouraging the private sector to become aware of this problem and invest in actions that favor its adaptation to this new circumstance and, thereby, raise their level of competitiveness.
“As part of this program, information and technical advice is being provided to entrepreneurs in the tourism sector, with the aim of strengthening their capacities in the field and thus being able to undertake concrete actions such as the restoration of mangroves, coral reefs and mountains , among others, ”he said.
But "Adaptur" is not the only one. They also started the “Sustainable Renace Mexico” project, implemented in coordination with the Office of the Presidency, which consists of generating tourist circuits around the “Magical Towns”, capable of promoting social well-being to its inhabitants, through productive activities that respect and protect nature.