The Secretary of Tourism of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marques, announced this morning that the 45th edition of the Tianguis Turístico scheduled to take place in Merida, will be held in March 2021. Additionally, the trade show will also be showcased on a new stage with the launch of the first Digital Tianguis Turístico, which will take place in September of this year.
Secretary Torruco Marques emphasized that due to Covid-19 the country has faced an unprecedented situation in modern history that affects everyone and has had serious repercussions in various areas. Beyond the health sector, the crisis has impacted all productive sectors, including tourism, a solid engine for development and prosperity.
The head of Sectur added that for the first time in its history, the most important tourism event in Mexico will update its format to meet six objectives:
"These are the objectives we will seek to meet, therefore, we introduce the first Digital Tianguis Turístico in September, which will culminate at the 45th edition of the Tianguis Turístico in the state of Yucatán, from March 21 to 24,2021" he said.
Secretary Torruco Marques informed that the details of this renewed Tianguis Turístico and the changes it implies will be announced in a timely manner at a press conference in the coming months, once the critical phase of this health crisis has concluded.
Michelle Fridman, Minister of Tourism for the State of Yucatan, added that “In an unprecedented and historical way, the 45 Tourist Tianguis evolves into a better showcase meeting the needs of the new reality imposed on us by the global crisis of COVID-19. The renewed Tianguis 360 will be a hybrid multi-event with a digital component and a face-to-face component, which will allow us to face the current needs for efficiency, innovation, reactivation and preservation of the great institution called Tianguis Turístico that represents us. Yucatan is ready, and it will be even better for the celebration of these editions which will strengthen our tourist destinations.”
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