ATMEX adventure tourism opens in Huatulco

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Published by Meganoticias on October 19, 2023

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ATMEX, the grand adventure tourism extravaganza, has officially kicked off in Huatulco. The Governor of Oaxaca, Mr. Salomón Jara Cruz, together with Antonio del Rosal, the coordinator of ATMEX, and Jorge Vásquez Valdez, the general director of Tourism Product Innovation from the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico, joined hands with Saymi Pineda, the Secretary of Tourism of the State, and the municipal president of Bahías de Huatulco to inaugurate this monumental event – ATMEX Huatulco 2023. This is not just any ordinary gathering; it’s the most significant event of its kind in both Mexico and Latin America.

For the first time ever, this adventure tourism spectacle is taking place in Oaxaca, with a remarkable turnout of over 600 adventure tourism professionals and a staggering 1,380 pre-scheduled appointments. These numbers have set a new record for the eleventh edition of ATMEX. Notably, the event also features the participation of representatives from municipalities with a strong focus on tourism within the Oaxacan region.

According to the Secretary of Tourism, this event, happening on the Oaxacan coast from October 18 to 20, is not just about celebrating adventure tourism; it’s a concerted effort to bolster tourism and enhance the professionalism of adventure destinations, communities, and tour operators. This event brings together professionals who are wholeheartedly dedicated to ensuring a memorable and safe experience for tourists.

In addition to these prominent figures, ATMEX Huatulco 2023 was graced with the presence of some distinguished guests, including the honorary president of the Oaxaca State DIF System, Mrs. Irma Bolaños Quijano; Noel Hernández Rito, in charge of the Office of the Secretary of Administration; Mónica Belén López Javier, responsible for the Office of the Secretariat of Welfare, Tequio, and Inclusion; and Retired Ship Captain Raúl Huerta Martínez, the general director of the Administration of the National Port System of Huatulco – Salina Cruz S. A. De C. V. These notable personalities have added their own unique touch to this remarkable event.

ATMEX Huatulco 2023 is not just a conference; it’s a groundbreaking effort to promote adventure tourism in the region and foster professionalism among those who make it all happen. This record-breaking event is attracting a multitude of professionals, and its significance extends beyond Huatulco, Oaxaca, to impact the broader adventure tourism landscape in both Mexico and Latin America. With a commitment to providing tourists with exceptional experiences, this event represents a pivotal moment in the development of adventure tourism in this beautiful part of the world.

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