Tianguis Turístico México 2022 in Acapulco breaks historical records

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Tianguis Turístico México 2022 in Acapulco breaks historical records
Miguel Torrcuo Marqués, Sectur
Source: Sectur
May 26, 2022

The Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués, reported that at the 2022 Tourism Tianguis in Acapulco, 64,950 business appointments were made, 7,663 more than in the last edition

The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, announced that the Tianguis Turístico México 2022, which took place in Acapulco, Guerrero, broke the historical record in business appointments with 64 thousand 950, that is 7,663 appointments more than in the 2021 edition.

The head of the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of Mexico (Sectur) reported that they also mean 17,572 additional business appointments, compared to the 2019 edition held in Acapulco; and highlighted that of these appointments, 38.1% ended in sales and 62% in the spaces section, according to the information provided by those consulted.

He indicated that another historical record in this Tourist Tianguis was the 1,745 registered buyers, that is, 109 more buyers compared to the 2021 edition, and it also meant an increase of 6.7% compared to the 2019 edition, with 401 more buyers.

Torruco Marqués pointed out that for this edition of Tianguis Turístico, another historical record is projected, since the trend of the volume of business transactions is estimated at 663 million pesos.

This exceeds the Mérida 2021 edition, where 598 million pesos were registered for the volume of business transactions, which means 10.8% more; and in what corresponds to the Acapulco 2019 edition, the increase is 54%.

He stressed that 63.2% of buyers are of national origin and 36.8% of foreign origin. Regarding the origin of the buyers, Colombia had an increase to be located at 11%; The United States remains at 10%; Spain, 3%; and from other countries, 13%.

He added that the products that were offered the most by exhibitors at the 2022 Tianguis Turístico were sun and beach tourism at 48%, cultural tourism at 46%, and nature tourism at 37%.

As for the most popular destinations among buyers, they were Cancun, with 47%; Acapulco, 42%; Mexico City 34%; Puerto Vallarta, 32%; and Magical Towns 30%, but highlights that the preference for other destinations increased 60%, which means that they are already diversifying towards the 254 tourist-oriented places.

The Secretary of Tourism pointed out that regarding the evaluation of the profiles of the exhibitors by the buyers, 44% qualified as "Excellent" and 55% as "Very good". The exhibitors evaluate the Tianguis Turístico de México in its 2022 edition held in Acapulco, as "Excellent" by 34%, and as "Very good" by 57%.

During the last day of Tianguis Turístico activities, the Secretary of Tourism received several messages of approval from tour operators, travel agents, exhibitors, comparators, and authorities who attended this important event with the Mexican tourism industry.


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