Palace Resorts Host 39th Annual Tianguis Turistico

Moon Palace ArenaOn May 6th 2014, Palace Resorts hosted the 39th Annual Tianguis Turistico kick-off event. Tianguis Turistico is a four-day convention to celebrate and promote Mexico’s tourism industry.

This year’s event was held at Palace Resorts’ signature timeshare property, the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort. The resort recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation including a new arena, perfect for hosting such an occasion.

As one of the most influential meetings of Mexico’s tourism industry, thousands of buyers and sellers attended Tianguis Turistico. This year, the event also attracted a record-breaking number of international buyers. In total, 1,500 buyers from over 60 countries attended the event.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto led the festivities as the convention’s keynote speaker and guest of honor. He was joined by other government dignitaries, state officials, media representatives, and industry VIPs.

During his speech, President Enrique Peña Nieto discussed Mexico’s tourism success throughout the past year. Shortly after, Palace Resorts President Jose Chapur and Executive VP Gibran Chapur held a ribbon cutting event to officially open the new Moon Palace Arena.

Gibran Chapur shared,

“Palace Resorts is committed to being a catalyst for Mexico’s growing tourism industry, and we are honored to welcome President Enrique Peña Nieto. We have been preparing for this event for many months and look forward to the opportunity to provide a unique forum for this essential conference. As the largest resort in Cancun, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort is the ideal launching pad for Tianguis Turistico Mexico, and we believe our new state-of-the-art Arena will truly impress our esteemed guests.”

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