Tianguis Pueblos Mágicos 2022 generated over $7.5 million for Oaxaca

From October 11 to 14, 2022, the Cultural and Convention Center of Oaxaca (CCCO), home of the Tianguis Pueblos Mágicos 2022, received more than 20,000 visitors and generated an economic spillover of more than $7.5 million.

During this event, the 132 Pueblos Mágicos of Mexico were highlighted and 2,235 exhibitors participated in the stands, 156 national and international buyers attended and held 1,699 business meetings with 121 exhibitors from the ‘activity. In addition, 625 people registered for academic events.

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In this regard, the Undersecretary of Tourism, Humberto Hernández Haddad, representing the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico, and the Governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, led the closing ceremony of the fourth edition of Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos ( Magical Towns), claiming that it exceeded all expectations in terms of attendance and estimated economic benefits.

Gastronomy had an exceptional presence at the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos 2022, with a special pavilion where 50 traditional cooks from the states of Oaxaca, Hidalgo, Yucatan and Morelos held presentations for attendees, forming part of Mexico’s vast culinary offer .

Likewise, Chef Jorge Orozco, ambassador of traditional and pre-Hispanic cuisine in Mexico, presented the book “132 Magical Towns. Gastronomic Tourism”, which brings together ancestral recipes passed down from generation to generation and encourages travel to these areas.

“We have successfully concluded this great event that has filled us with colors, exquisite flavors, aromas and unique stories that have taken us on this tour to every corner of all the Pueblos Mágicos, where the spaces have become the center of attention for the expression of music, culture and crafts, said the Undersecretary for Tourism.

He pointed out that the success of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos represents an opportunity to continue working for the transformation of tourism, showing a more human face of travel, where regions can be made visible as quality destinations, open to Mexico. and the world, and ready to offer a renewed and sustainable, warm and quality tourist experience.

During the closing of the fourth edition of the Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos 2022, the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, said that the main objective of Tianguis is to expand the tourist platform of Mexico and the States, as Oaxaca, because they represent an opportunity to build success stories that have a direct impact in favor of tour operators, tourist service providers and tourist guides, the hotel and gastronomic sectors and the population.

The Ministry of Tourism has reiterated the invitation for the fifth edition of Tianguis de Pueblos Mágicos 2023, to be held in the town of Pachuca, Hidalgo.