The Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa received in Guayaquil, Ecuador, the “The World Travel Awards” for Mazatlan, which was considered “The best tourist destination in Mexico Latin America and Central America.”

At a press conference, the Secretary of Tourism, Óscar Pérez Barros said that this award in which he competed against more than 200 cities, is the reflection of the impression that caused the destination Mazatlan in the Tourist Tianguis and today we are seeing the results; that is why it is so important to maintain that wave that will lead us to better results.

After the tianguis, the rebound of this city is evident, we have placed ourselves in the international spheres and with this award it is demonstrated that we are the best tourist destination in Latin America and Central America in 2018, he said.

This is the result of the great work that was done “that is why we will continue to bring this type of events, so that they continue to maintain us in the national and international spheres”; It was an example of the excellent laabor that has been made in the Sectur, added the state official.

In addition, he announced that Mazatlan is nominated to be the best global destination, and showed optimism that can be won, competing with destinations such as Las Vegas, Sydney, Australia, and countries such as Brazil, Portugal, New Zealand and Greece. The award will also be given by “The World Travel Awards” on December 1st, in Lisbon.

On the other hand, the undersecretary of Planning, Investment and Tourism Development, Monica Coppel Tirado, who was the one who received the award last Saturday in the city of Guayaquil, commented that this award “is like the Oscars in the tourism industry.”

Exposed that the Travel Oscar- Mexico & Central America Leading Destination 2018! The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in all sectors of the tourism industry. WTA is recognized worldwide as the best seal of quality, with winners establishing the point of reference to which all aspire.

Each year it covers the world with a series of regional gala ceremonies organized to recognize individual and collective success within each key geographic region. Their ceremonies are considered the best opportunities for networking in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, print and international media, and added that following the tourist tianguis voted and won Mazatlan, thanks to the great effort of State Government and destiny.

To award the award, the organizers handled criteria that gave Mazatlan the result as the best destination, and voted for the great organization and experience that the entire tourism industry had during the tianguis; This is the result of one of the most important awards that is reflected by the support of state governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel and the great effort made by the Sinaloans.