Last Thursday, June 14th, the XXXII Convention and the 28th AMDETUR 2018 Expo were concluded at the Westin Hotel in Santa Fe, Mexico City. The main topic of the convention was the disruptive tendencies in the tourism field and the disruption as the new re-engineering.
In addition to its main theme, the Mexican Association of Touristic Developers (AMDETUR), it also addressed topics such as "The Panorama of Tourism in Mexico," presented by the Secretary of Tourism of the Government of the Republic; the New International Airport of Mexico City, Tourism industry trends, Incorporation of new technologies, among other topics of interest.
On Tuesday, June 12th, the event was inaugurated with the words of Mtra. María Teresa Solís Trejo, Undersecretary of Planning and Tourism Policy of the Ministry of Tourism. During the event, were also present Ma. De los Angeles Jasso Cisneros, Deputy Prosecutor of Services of PROFECO; Pablo Azcárraga Andrade, President of the National Tourist Business Council; and Lic. Marco Antonio García Castro, Secretary of Tourism of the State of Sinaloa.
After the opening ceremony, awards were given to the best of the tourism industry, for example, promoters, vendors and closers of the country's tourist destinations. And it fills us with pride and satisfaction to announce that Mr. Gabriel Macías Duenas, owner and founder of the corporative Mexico Grand Hotels (Hacienda Encantada Resort & Spa, Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa, The Residences at Hacienda Encantada, among others) was creditor of the Path Recognition Developers.
This recognition is given to the leaders who, with their contribution, have fostered the growth and recognition of the vacation ownership industry in the tourism sector of Mexico, as well as throughout their career they have demonstrated their commitment to quality and excellence in tourism, the service they offer to their clients. This recognition is among the special categories of the "Golden Palm" awards and the creditors are nominated directly by the committees.
In addition to the awards ceremony, topics such as the ways to market their products, the changes that business should have, as well as the ways to face the challenges of the industry in a disruptive way, that is, in a different way, were discussed with imagination and creativity, thinking of unconventional methods, which generates as a consequence a new engineering.
This convention and Expo is considered to be one of the most outstanding events of its kind, due to the promotion of tourism investment in our country; It was a real honor to have been able to attend such a nice and magnificent event. "Training us and continuing to learn from the industry every day is always paramount for us, which is why attending events of this type is so important for us," said Mexico Grand Hotels CEO and founder Gabriel Macías Duenas.