Tourist Tianguis of Mexico City 2023 Presented
Published by Ricardo Vitela on February 10, 2023
Mexico City is preparing for the 47th edition of the Tianguis Turístico, a major tourist flea market that is set to take place from March 26 to 29. This is the first time that Mexico City will host the event and it is expected to be a significant event for the city, which has been projected as the world’s capital of tourism. The inauguration of the event will take place on the 26th of March, in the afternoon, at the City Banamex convention center, with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in attendance.
The Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, expressed her gratitude to the Secretary of Federal Tourism, Miguel Torruco, for his hard work in making Mexico a top tourist destination, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. Sheinbaum highlighted the rich history and cultural heritage of Mexico City, calling it “an ancient city like few others, with a great history.” The city is home to pre-Columbian culture, as well as modern architecture and is considered the cultural capital of America.
Sheinbaum also mentioned that the Tianguis Turístico will take place on Paseo de la Reforma, where the 31 entities and Mexico City will be displayed. According to the Head of Tourism in Mexico City, the economic importance of tourism in the city represents 9.1% of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 18.74% of the country’s tourism GDP. With 325,000 direct and related micro-enterprises, tourism companies in Mexico City account for 8.1% of the national total.
The city is ready to receive visitors from all over the world and showcase its beauty, history, and cultural significance. The Head of Government of Mexico City emphasized that Mexico City is not only a hub for business tourism but is also a cultural destination par excellence. With the economic reactivation already underway, Mexico City is poised to have a great year for tourism, with levels expected to be on par with those seen in 2019.
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