Technological development will be promoted for the tourism and business sector in Hidalgo
Published by Lark on August 24, 2023
In a bid to foster innovation and usher in new technological advancements for the betterment of the business and tourism sectors, the National Chamber of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (Concanaco-Servytur) has introduced the Business and Travel Development and Innovation Center (CDIET). This initiative stands as a platform poised to offer diverse competitive edges to enterprises.
The CDIET, stationed in Hidalgo, has been meticulously crafted to empower companies from various sectors with the capacity to innovate, grow, and leverage technologies. José Héctor Tejada Shaar, the national head of Canaco-Servytur, affirmed this during the formal unveiling of the platform, emphasizing its contribution to the growth of the tourism, trade, and services sectors.
The inauguration took place at the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), with the presence of chamber of commerce representatives and government officials from Hidalgo. Tejada Shaar, a business magnate, voiced the commitment of Concanaco-Servytur to transform the confederation into a prominent hub for Mexican tourism.
The overarching goal of CDIET is to establish its presence across all states of the country and in 1,857 out of the total 2,471 municipalities. Presently, the Confederation has affiliations with 257 chambers of commerce and over 600 delegations. Together, they contribute a substantial 60% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), formal employment rates, and overall national economic development, as highlighted by Tejada Shaar.
The CDIET affiliation extends several additional perks, as detailed in an official press release. Notably, businesses in the tourism, trade, and service sectors gain access to Concanaco-Servytur’s facilities in Mexico City, complete with office space and a meeting room available for 12 hours weekly, contingent on availability.
For an annual fee of 120,000 pesos, which is tax deductible, affiliates also gain the opportunity to hold a monthly press conference at the national headquarters. This membership fee facilitates access to the Intelligence Center for undertaking studies, surveys, and research concerning the mentioned sectors.
Moreover, CDIET membership encompasses visibility on the El Buen Fin 2023 portal, as well as weekly email campaigns directed at a subscriber base exceeding 850,000 individuals, thereby reaching more than 11 million consumers. Collaborative promotional campaigns with the 257 chambers of commerce, involvement in services catalog, and digital platforms fashioned by the Confederation further sweeten the deal.
Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, the Secretary of Tourism of Hidalgo, has spotlighted the pivotal role of the tourism sector in generating wealth. She underscored enhancements in travel infrastructure and the burgeoning logistics sector in the region, particularly from the PLATAH Industrial Park in Tizayuca. Additionally, she identified the expansion toward the Valley of Mexico as a prospect that could catalyze Hidalgo’s development.
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