The Tianguis Turístico 2021 will take place from November 21 to 24 in Mérida
The biosanitary safety of the participants and the inhabitants remains the priority during the event
The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, and the governor of Yucatán, Mauricio Vila Dosal, report that in order to carry out a safe Tourism Tianguis in Mérida in terms of bio-health, this event will be held from November 21 to 24 of this year.
They explained that the decision to move from September to November the 45th edition of this business meeting is the result of the search for the best option to carry out a successful face-to-face Tourist Tianguis, which fulfills its main objective: to promote the promotion and commercialization of our different destinations, as well as its many products and services, taking maximum care of the health of both the participants and the local population.
With this new date, there will be greater possibilities of assistance, based on the advances in vaccination against Covid-19 both in Mexico and globally, which will surely reach a greater attendance of international buyers.
Secretary Torruco Marqués affirmed that today the world is experiencing a more encouraging outlook, especially due to the application of vaccines against Covid-19, which advances every day in the different regions of the planet.
He cited Spain as an example, where last week the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) was held, which sent a very clear message to the world tourism sector, that events of this magnitude can be held now, always and when the biosanitary measures established by the competent authorities in the matter are respected.
“In the case of Mexico, the federal Tourism Secretariat and the government of Yucatán continue working to carry out the 45th edition of the Tourism Tianguis, which will take place in Mérida. This event had to be suspended in March 2020 and postponed to September of this year. However, both Governor Mauricio Vila, and a server, we have decided that this new edition of Tianguis Turístico will be held from November 21 to 24, ”he said.
For his part, Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal pointed out that the Tianguis Turístico will be a successful, strategic, efficient event in accordance with the latest trends that we all expect, but above all it will be the watershed of post-Covid-19 tourism recovery.
"This is going to be a great moment for us, because it is going to give us a great opportunity to show all the great tourist attractions that Yucatán has and the new products that we are presenting," said Vila Dosal.
Likewise, the Governor indicated that an innovative Tourist Tianguis is being organized and different from what has been done before, also due to the current pandemic situation, so it will be carried out in biosafety conditions, following the protocols and sanitary measures to take care of the health of the Yucatecans and of those who will come to participate in this exhibition.
Secretary Torruco Marqués and Governor Vila Dosal specified that, additionally, they are working on logistics that allow the event to be an area free of this disease, by implementing all the preventive measures and protocols indicated by both the World Organization of the Health, as per the Secretariat of Health of Mexico.
They stressed that the priority will be bio-health safety, therefore, a first measure will be that, without exception, attendees must previously perform an antigen test, which, when negative, will allow access to the event.
They indicated that this test will be linked to the badge and, if someone has not applied it or has a positive result, they will not be able to access the venue or the meetings related to the Tianguis.
In addition, through the official channels of the Tourist Tianguis, participants will be informed about the measures that will be carried out during the event.
In this way, it will be possible to have confidence that the 45th edition of the Tourist Tianguis will take place in a safe environment that contributes to a very successful meeting.