- by travelpulse
- 01 Apr 2023
The 47th edition of the Tianguis Turistico, held in Mexico City, exceeded the sales volume registered in last year's edition in Acapulco by 87 percent. By the close of the event, sales of almost $70 million had been recorded.
Tianguis Turistico 2023 nearly doubled sales concerning the previous year.
The head of the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR), Miguel Torruco, announced that 88,432 business appointments were made, 36 percent more than in the 46th edition, and more than half (53 percent) resulted in sales. The number of buyers also increased, by 34 percent annually, to close the event with 2,338.
With these figures, the head of SECTUR reaffirmed that the Tianguis Turistico de la Ciudad de Mexico broke all records in the event's history. There were 90 participating countries, two more than the highest number previously recorded in Acapulco in 2017.
The six most offered products were cultural, nature, adventure, sun and beach, gastronomic, and meetings tourism which returned to the top spots after disappearing because of the pandemic.
"The benefits of this Tianguis Turistico will be reflected by the end of 2023, especially in foreign exchange and per capita spending, as we expect a historical figure of more than $31 billion," concluded the official.
Among the most requested products are cultural tourism, with 51 percent; nature tourism, with 42 percent; adventure tourism, with 35 percent; sun and beach tourism, with 35 percent; gastronomic tourism, with 32 percent and business tourism, with 31 percent.
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