The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, and the governor of the state of Hidalgo, Omar Fayad Meneses, announced that Pachuca will be the headquarters of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos in the years 2021 and 2023.
To formalize this agreement, this afternoon they signed a collaboration agreement between the Government of the state of Hidalgo and the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, with the aim of establishing the bases for assigning the headquarters of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos for those two years. .
Last year, Hidalgo organized the first edition of this event and this year the second will be held in San Luis Potosí, so it will once again be the venue for the third and fifth editions.
In the Government Palace and before Eduardo Baños, Secretary of Tourism; and José Luis Romo, executive secretary of Public Policy, the head of the federal Sectur pointed out that in 2019 the First Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos was a great success that exceeded all initial projections, ending with an influx of 151 thousand visitors, 26 percent. hundred more than expected; and an economic benefit in the town and its surroundings of 147 million pesos, 47 percent higher than what was calculated at the start of the event.
He added that the same thing happened with hotel occupancy in Pachuca, for which an average of 85 percent had been expected, but reached a full house, thus promoting greater occupancy in neighboring towns.
Secretary Torruco Marqués recalled that previously there were five editions of what was called the «National Fair of Magical Towns», where handicrafts and typical food were basically sold, but in the present federal administration it evolved into «Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos», to become in a business meeting, with the presence of sellers and buyers of products and services from the 121 Magical Towns of the country.
He added that, in this area, the budget was also exceeded, since it began with an agenda of 1,883 scheduled business appointments, a figure that was exceeded by 48 percent upon reaching 2,789 appointments.
In addition, according to the reports of the participants themselves, 94 percent of the negotiations ended with some purchase, totaling six million pesos. «Thus, one hundred percent of the buyers assured that they will be present again at this year’s edition in San Luis Potosí,» he said.
Finally, the head of the federal Sectur thanked Governor Fayad Meneses for his trust, effort and support for the successful completion of the First Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos, for which the granting of two more editions during the current state administration is a recognition of their outstanding work and collaboration.
For his part, Governor Omar Fayad Meneses pointed out that this designation generates a condition similar to that of the state of Guerrero with the Tourist Tianguis. Hidalgo, being the biennial headquarters of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos, will show the great tourist capacity it has.
He expressed his commitment to join the efforts of President López Obrador to promote tourism and as a co-sponsor of the Magic Towns of Mexico event abroad.
He called the Huejutla-Pachuca highway the highway of social justice, which, with nearly 850 million pesos for infrastructure, will connect the indigenous areas of the Sierra and the Huasteca, which will serve as a tourist tool and promote the mountain area.
Also present during the ceremony were Crisóforo Rodríguez Villegas, president of the Tourism Commission in the Hidalgo State Congress; Julio Valera Piedras, secretary of the Tourism Commission in the same state Congress; Christian Berger Trauwitz, president of the National Association of Magic Towns; and Édgar Espíndola Licona, president of the entity’s Business Coordinating Council.
Minutes earlier, on the Cerro de Santa Apolonia, next to the monumental Statue of Christ the King, on the outskirts of Pachuca, Secretary Torruco Marqués and Hidalgo Secretary of Tourism, Eduardo Baños Gómez, symbolically planted two of seven thousand trees, in an action undertaken to offset the carbon footprint in tourism that occurred last year with the First Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos.
According to data from the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources of Hidalgo, during the four days of the event the CO2 index reached 22.5 tons, which will be offset by planting trees endemic to the region, conifers such as oaks and cypresses in an area of 11.5 hectares.
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