“The best is coming for tourism in Hidalgo”
Published by Virginia López on September 10, 2023
Miguel Torruco Marqués, Secretary of Tourism for the Mexican federal government, has expressed his optimism about the future of tourism in Hidalgo, Mexico. In his recent statement, he assured that “the best is coming for tourism,” highlighting the upcoming International Fair of Magical Towns in Los Angeles as a significant opportunity for Hidalgo to strengthen its presence and consolidate its position as a tourist destination.
Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez, the head of Tourism in Hidalgo, echoed this sentiment, emphasizing the ongoing collaboration with the federal government to achieve shared objectives in promoting tourism and fostering economic growth in the state. She underscored the importance of tourism as a means of reconciliation with society and wealth generation.
Quintanar Gómez also revealed their intensified efforts in organizing tours, hearings, and strategic work to kickstart the second year of their government’s tourism strategy. She stressed that the Ministry of Tourism is open to the entire population, reflecting their commitment to inclusivity.
One of the noteworthy initiatives highlighted by Quintanar Gómez is the revitalization of El Barrio Mágico de El Arbolito. This project involves the beautification of over 500 facades and the creation of 60 artistic murals, accompanied by training courses. This revitalization aims to provide a safe environment for visitors while preserving the historical significance of the area, which played a vital role in the formation of the state capital, Pachuca de Soto.
Quintanar Gómez also praised the strong relationship between the federal and state governments, emphasizing the cooperation and harmony between them. She lauded Julio Menchaca’s role in fostering positive relations with business owners and commended the collaboration with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Looking forward, the focus will be on the professional development of tourism service providers and the creation of new products and experiences to enhance Hidalgo’s attractions. The Tourism Ministry intends to promote and market these attractions to a wider audience, shedding light on the hidden gems of the state.
In conclusion, Elizabeth Quintanar Gómez reaffirmed their commitment to continuous improvement and growth in Hidalgo’s tourism sector. As they enter their second year of governance, the state remains dedicated to building a better Hidalgo and realizing its full potential as a tourism destination. The transformation continues, promising a bright future for tourism in the region.
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