The Oaxaca Tourism Secretariat signed a Letter of Intent with the Queer Destinations company in order to promote tourism for the LGBTQ + community.
The agreement establishes the coordinated work between the agency and the leader in LGBTQ + tourism at the international level, in order to create strategies that allow the development and promotion of the tourist offer aimed at this public.
Juan Carlos Rivera Castellanos, Secretary of Tourism, declared that the state of Oaxaca is a destination with gastronomy, culture, cities, places of mysticism with magic and color.
“OAXACA IS A STATE WHERE THE LGBTQ + COMMUNITY WILL FIND A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO INCLUDE IT IN THEIR TRAVEL PLANS; AND EVEN MORE, WHEN GOVERNMENTS AND COMPANIES ARE PREPARED TO RECEIVE THEM AS THEY DESERVE ”.
For his part, Oriol Pamies, CEO of Queer Destinations, pointed out that the company accompanies countries, destinations and companies around the world in the development of strategies for the growth of LGBTQ + tourism.
This collaboration between Sectur Oaxaca and Queer Destinations has a plan based on raising awareness of the sector through the certification that the company affiliated with the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) allows providers to receive LGBTQ + tourism in an inclusive and respectful, in addition to:
- Creation and adaptation of tourism products