The Mexican pavilion at FITUR covers an area of one thousand square meters
It has the presence of states, municipalities and tourist destinations, in addition to the Mayan Train as one of its main attractions
Yesterday the Fitur 2022 International Tourism Fair was inaugurated in Madrid, so the Secretary of Tourism of the Federal Government, Miguel Torruco Marqués, accompanied by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of Spain, María Reyes Maroto Illera, cut the ribbon opening of the Mexican pavilion.
Entrepreneurs, state tourism secretaries and mayors, as well as the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, and the ambassador Óscar Esparza Vargas, charge d'affaires of the Mexican embassy in Spain, participated in the inaugural act of the space of Mexico, which this year consists of more than a thousand square meters and has the Mayan Train as one of its main attractions.
There, the head of the Mexican Tourism Secretariat (Sectur) highlighted the importance of the Mayan Train, as it is a tourism infrastructure project that will promote regional development in the southeast of the country, as well as an example of product integration.
Minutes later, the King of Spain, Felipe VI and his wife Queen Letizia, accompanied by Ministers and Secretaries of Tourism from different countries, cut the inaugural ribbon, thus formally starting the work of Fitur 2022.
In this official opening event of the Fair, Secretary Torruco Marqués greeted the King and Queen of Spain, to whom he expressed that Mexico is present at Fitur, convinced that it will be a support for the recovery of the tourism sector in our country.
Later, at the Mexico stand, the head of Sectur met with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, with whom he discussed important projects for our country, in addition to fine-tuning details about the World Tourism Summit. Rural Tourism that this year will take place in Mexico City.
Secretary Torruco Marqués also held a working meeting with members of the Inverotel group, with whom he exchanged points of view and recommendations in favor of Spanish investment in Mexico.
They also agreed to hold an upcoming meeting with the purpose of sharing more information about the Mayan Train, listed as one of the priority projects of the current federal government.
Among others, Encarna Piñero, CEO of the Bahía Príncipe hotels and president of Inverotel; Sabina Fluxá, Vice President and CEO of Iberostar; André Gerandeau, COO of Meliá Hotels; Carmen Riu, co-president of Riu Hotels; Abel Matutes and Jesús Sobrino, president and CEO of Palladium Hotels, respectively; as well as Alejandro Reynal, CEO of Apple Vacation Group.