Pueblos Mágicos Tianguis to be held abroad
The 2021 edition will be virtualpueblos-magicos-tianguis-to-be-held-abroad
The federal Ministry of Tourism reported that by 2022 the Tianguis Turístico de los Pueblos Mágicos will be held outside of Mexico for the first time.
In a conference, the agency’s head, Miguel Torruco Marqués, stated that they are working to finalize this plan, He will provide more specifics soon, including the host country.
Moving the event to an international level aims to attract more investment and produce more business meetings for municipalities.
“We are promoting initiatives to carry out the Tianguis Turistico de los Pueblos Mágicos abroad for the first time by 2022. We want to promote and distribute the unrivaled natural and cultural heritage of these sites to other countries throughout the world,” the Secretary stated.
He emphasized that more advertising overseas allows people in other nations to learn about the culture and traditions of Mexican communities.
2021 edition will be digital
Miguel Torruco announced that the Tianguis will have to be held digitally rather than in person in 2021.
Regarding the reasons for the decision to change the format, Hidalgo Governor Omar Fayad Meneses stated that a sanitary analysis revealed that there are currently no conditions for crowding-causing events.
The event will take place from October 29 to 31. They are currently developing a digital platform with 10 modules. The most important will be the 132 Magical Towns pavilion and the commercial area.
There will also be virtual venues for training, conferences, and seminars led by subject matter experts.
According to the State Governor, expectations are that once this event passes, there will be a better climate for tourism, since there will be greater advancement in the vaccination process.
Miguel Torruco stated that Hidalgo this year’s biannual venue. The very first Magical Town was named in this state in 2001: Huasca de Ocampo.
During the conference, the ambassador of Qatar in Mexico, Mohammed Alkuwari, was also present. His country would be the honorary guest in this event showcasing the natural and cultural treasures of the Magical Towns.