“Tourism has been one of the hardest hit in the last year and a half with a decrease of about 70%”; Fabian Camacho, Canaco
As part of the recovery process of the tourism sector, the Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Diocese of Querétaro announced that from yesterday until August 31 the photographic exhibition “Los Caminos de Fray Junípero Serra” will be held. , in the Paseo Querétaro shopping plaza.
The Gerardo Pedraza Photographic Exhibition aims to create spaces for tourism and citizens to recognize the tourist and cultural offer.
At a press conference, the president of Canaco, Fabián Camacho, said that the intention is to strengthen the economic recovery process through an exercise to promote wealth and the dissemination of products that are the cultural wealth of the state.
He assured that this wealth that is in the entity is worth putting it in suitable promotional spaces and advanced the intention of continuing to work together to continue promoting religious tourism.
The president of Canaco recalled that tourism represents about 20% of the state GDP, but in a multiplier effect, it can have an impact on about 40% of the economy.
“Tourism has been one of the hardest hit in the last year and a half with a decrease of about 70%” and that is why Canaco has decided to articulate us in the rescue and promotion of culture. In Querétaro, the religious part is a cultural roots that we have and that makes us feel proud and that we also have to give an account to the outside ”.
For his part, Martin Lara Becerril, Vicar of the Diocese, highlighted the importance of religious tourism, as he recalled that even before the COVID pandemic, religious celebrations represented a great tourist attraction.