Mexico’s tourism trade is anticipated to develop by four.7% in 2019 compared to final yr, as acknowledged by the Minister of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marqués.
“The tourism trade grows by international trade revenues, employment, and funding, and it has turn out to be one of many principal gamers in worldwide commerce,” mentioned the official.
Mexico’s tourism, explains Torruco, is likely one of the industries with the most important financial development within the nation. The nation expects revenues of 23.6 billion USD for 2019, 10.6% greater than final yr.
On this sense, the minister acknowledged that tourism has been one of many most secure, most dependable and fastest-growing actions of the Mexican financial system.
“Now we have seen a powerful, dynamic improvement and, underneath President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s administration, it can keep its upward pattern,” the senior official mentioned.
Earlier, the governor of Michoacán, Silvano Aureoles, introduced a financing program to help native tourism companies and businesses by the signing of a collaboration settlement between the Secretariat of Tourism and the Built-in Financing System for the Growth of Michoacán.
“Mexico’s tourism exercise is pushing ahead, which creates a positive terrain for the expansion and improvement of MSMEs [micro, small and medium-sized enterprises],” Torruco added.
As for the financial system, tourism has a big affect, accounting for eight.7% of Mexico’s GDP and recording a mean development of four.2% in 2017, as proven in official figures. When it comes to hospitality infrastructure, Mexico is ranked seventh worldwide.