National Tourism Registry gives confidence to visitors
Published byon February 12, 2023
The Ministry of Tourism in Sinaloa, Mexico, is campaigning to encourage tourist service providers to register with the National Tourism Registry. The registry is free and mandatory, and providers need to register to be verified by the Ministry of Tourism. The registration process applies to all those involved in tourist activity, including restaurants, hotels, agencies, and other providers.
There are only approximately 646 registered service providers in the state, and the ministry hopes to increase this number. In 2021, the number of providers registered on the platform increased to over 28,000 from 19,900 in 2018 at the federal level. The low number of registrations in Sinaloa compared to the number of providers in Mazatlán is concerning for María Elena Arias, the director of Innovation and Quality of Sectur.
Palacios Domínguez, the Secretary of Tourism, is seeking to increase the number of registrations by encouraging providers to register. Registering with the RNT will enable providers to guarantee the confidence of tourists since the registration process will verify that their business is operating in compliance with regulations.
The ministry hopes that by the end of the year, the majority of providers will register and become one of the states with the largest number of providers in the system. Tourists are encouraged to verify the registration of service providers when making reservations to avoid problems. Being registered with the RNT can provide confidence for tourists, since it is a verified endorsement of the Ministry of Tourism.
The Sinaloa state officials aim to increase the number of registered providers in the state and ensure that all providers comply with regulations to boost confidence in the tourism industry.
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