#SecretaríaDeTurismo.- This is the Down Hill Zacatecas, an urban downhill race in Bicicross (BMX) in the state capital, in which 40 world-class athletes from 15 countries will compete.
40 world-class athletes from 15 countries will compete. He explained that this is an event of high media impact, which will help to position the destination as a tourist destination; it will also generate significant economic revenue by attracting 13,000 national and foreign spectators.
He added that there is also The City and its Mines, a race in addition to Down Hill, which will promote the mines as favorable sites for tours. One more is the Slackline Zacatecas, another international competition of tricks on slack ropes, which also has a strong media impact and presence, with participants from 10 nations and the presence of 5 thousand spectators.
Secretary Torruco Marqués made this announcement while participating in the presentation of the Zacatecas Support Plan, which was headed by the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and in which his Cabinet participated.
He indicated that in the last few weeks he has held two working meetings with the Governor of the state, David Monreal Ávila, in order to coordinate actions to strengthen the state’s tourism sector.
He added that in order to promote the integration and diversification of the tourism product in Zacatecas, workshops will be held, at no cost to participants, for the segments of Cultural, Gastronomic, Nature and Adventure, Romance, LGBTQ+ and Meetings Tourism, as well as project financing.