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MX – March 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / The
Mazatlán International Center, a dynamic, state-of-the-art meeting
facility nestled in the beautiful Marina Mazatlán, will host the
43rd edition of Tianguis
Turístico, the highly anticipated global travel and tourism
event, April 15-18, 2018. Tianguis Turístico will welcome everyone
from top executives in the airline, cruise line and hotel industries to
leading tour operators, entrepreneurs, media, press, and travel bloggers
from over 80 countries.
Tourism Industry to Converge on 'Pearl of
Pacific,' Mazatlán, México, for Tianguis Turístico
to deliver keynote address
is an event of enormous magnitude and brings together the best and most
influential people in the travel and tourism industry from across the world,
and it comes at a time when México is experiencing tremendous growth
in international air, vehicle, cruise line travel, and hotel occupancy,”
said Quirino Ordaz Coppel, Governor of Sinaloa. “Mazatlán is honored
to host this historic business-building event that celebrates all that
is wonderful in México, and this is an excellent opportunity for
our idyllic beach destination to showcase its own renaissance and thriving
culture to our respected guests,” Ordaz Coppel added.
timing could not be better. México's tourism saw an incredible resurgence
in 2017, hosting 39.3 million international visitors – a 12% increase over
the record 35.1 million welcomed in 2016. Mazatlán
recorded similar growth trends in 2017, with international arrivals increasing
8% from the previous year. The trend has carried over into 2018, and the
destination has recently earned accolades from Forbes, TripAdvisor, U.S.
News & World Report and American Express Travel.
‘Mazatlecos,’ we are very proud to share our culture, cuisine, and community
with the visitors of the world, and we consider Tianguis Túristico
to be not only a celebration of México's attributes but also the
recognition of all of the wonderful, hard-working people in the travel
and tourism industry we are fortunate to be working with every day,” said
Marco Antonio García Castro, Secretary of Tourism. “We are also
very excited to have Steve Wozniak, Apple’s co-founder as our keynote speaker.
He has a very special relationship with México and we look forward
to his thoughts on ‘Tourism and Technology’,” García Castro added.
highlights for the week include:
information about Tianguis Turístico, visit www.TianguisTuristicoMexico.com.
April 14 – Santana in concert at Paseo Olas Altas
April 15 – Opening Ceremony Tianguis Turístico
April 15 – ‘Captains of Industry’ Dinner at Paseo Olas Altas
April 16 – Keynote Address by Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder (Mazatlán
April 16 – Reception: Cultural México - Aguascalientes, Guanajuato,
Querétaro, San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas at Plazuela Machado
in Centro Histórico
April 17 – Passing the Baton Ceremony: Tianguis Turístico 2019,
April 18 – Awards ceremony at Mazatlán International Center
is a Mexican resort town along the Pacific Ocean. Founded in 1571, its
Historic District, 19th-century landmarks include the performance hall
Teatro Ángela Peralta and the towering Immaculate Conception Basilica.
Sandy beaches line its four-mile-long Malecón (boardwalk), the newly
developed Nuevo Mazatlán area where two marinas and two professional
golf courses sit, and the modern district of Zona Dorada which is known
for nightlife and hotels to suit any budget. México designated ‘magical
towns’ with their unique charm such as El Fuerte, Cosalá, Mocorito
and El Rosario are a day-trip away from Mazatlán, and guided tours
are available from all hotels. Direct air service is available to Mazatlán
from most U.S. and Canada markets.