Working meeting between Sectur and tourism officials from the states of the Mundo Maya

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Working meeting between Sectur and tourism officials from the states of the Mundo Maya
Thu October 22, 2020

Officials from Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Chiapas, Campeche and Tabasco exposed the points in which they have been jointly developing

The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, held a working meeting with the secretaries and secretaries of Tourism of the five states that make up the Mundo Maya region, in which they exchanged points of view on issues and actions that promote and strengthen the tourist value chain in this area of ​​the country.

The head of the federal Tourism Secretariat indicated that they discussed matters of common interest to the Mundo Maya, under the premise of regionally integrating and standardizing the professionalization and training of service providers, certifications, digitization, promotion mechanisms, strategic alliances and biosecurity protocols, as well as the Mayan Train.

The Secretary of Tourism of Quintana Roo, Marisol Vanegas, reported that through the alliance signed by the five entities: Quintana Roo, Campeche, Chiapas, Yucatán and Tabasco, they are working on the professionalization of the sector, in addition to making their products known to national and international travel agents, through webinars in each state in which mention is made of the other four, to send the message that "we are part of an area that represents the same components, although we have different products," he said.

For his part, the Secretary of Tourism of Campeche, Jorge Manos Esparragoza, asserted that they also work on the generation of potential markets, so to provide information on what the Mundo Maya is, they are designing a web portal, aligned with national policy , which they hope to link with the VisitMexico platform.

Katyna de la Vega, Chiapas Secretary of Tourism, explained the convenience of taking advantage of Mexico's participation in international fairs, to make precision shots by presenting a diversified and already assembled product, because its international strategic partners Of particular interest is the natural and cultural wealth of the Mayan World.

In turn, the Secretary of Tourism of Yucatán, Michelle Fridman, addressed the issue of biosecurity, of which she stated that today it is essential to give the traveler sanitary certainty. "In the destinations we have been working for several months, individually and jointly, on this issue, closely aligned and pending the efforts of the federal Ministry of Tourism through the Clean Point seal," he said.

José Nieves, Secretary of Tourism of Tabasco, commented that the five states are developing an agreement with the College of Scientific and Technological Studies (CECyTE), with the aim of improving the profile of graduates of careers related to the tourism sector, but also thinking of including technical logistics careers, due to the transversality of the industry.

Secretary Torruco Marqués responded to each of the points raised, and stated that the federal Sectur has all the willingness to help consolidate this project that the Mundo Maya entities are carrying out.

Finally, it was proposed to develop an agenda with the topics addressed and to hold periodic work meetings to follow up on the proposals and actions that mark the route to follow under a regional scheme and in accordance with the federal government's tourism policy, with the aim of benefiting to the population of the communities of the Mundo Maya region.


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