Mexico has acquired a recognized leadership in sports tourism and Cancun is a destination par excellence for this segment, said Municipal President Mara Lezama, when participating in the official announcement of the Challenge Cancun We are triathlon 2019, which will take place on April 28.
Challenge Cancun We Are Triathlon 2019 date
This triathlon is part of the Challenge Family, which is the series of fastest growing triathlons in recent years, with 50 medium and long distance competitions in 25 different countries.
The First Municipal Authority highlighted that Cancún has hosted international sports events and today they welcome this great event.
She stressed that on average around 100 sporting events are organized every year in the city, and in each one, competitors and/or spectators are accompanied by one and up to three people, which represent economic benefits in lodging, consumption, since the cost per visitor is around one thousand dollars for every three days.
"This gives us an idea of the impact that Cancun and its people have on employment and economic benefits. Therefore, this administration is convinced that one of its priority tasks is to promote the municipality as a venue for the organization of world-class events. "
Mara Lezama, said that the Cancun brand has a great weight in the international market and this year they have a very ambitious plan for Sports Tourism, which includes in the agenda for 2019, the cycling race of the Tour de France brand, as well as the fifth edition of the Sustainable Fishing Tournament "Captain Ferrat", among others.