With the objective of strengthening national and local internal tourism, the Chimborazo Prefecture, inaugurated the 1st National Meeting of Internal Tourism ENTUR 2021; The same that took place on October 21 and 22, in the city of Riobamba.
During this event, a day of keynote talks was held called “Strategies for the reactivation of tourism”, in order to repower the sectors dedicated to tourism throughout the country and socialize the new tourist campaign “Chimborazo is your Destination”; Through the presentation and promotion of product destinations promoted by tourism promoters and entrepreneurs in the province.
The Minister of Tourism, Niels Olsen, participated in the two days of this event and expressed the importance of working together on a fundamental issue for the country’s economy, such as tourism: “From the Ministry of Tourism, we are open to collaborate, to support us with actions and I extend my congratulations to the Chimborazo Prefecture for the organization of the event, we have many projects that we want to carry out together, I appreciate the hospitality of Chimborazo and its people ”, he said. The discussion was held in the auditorium of the Prefecture of Chimborazo, with the participation of national and international speakers, while the fair and negotiations between participants took place at the “Macají” fairgrounds.
For his part, the Prefect of Chimborazo, Juan Pablo Cruz, highlighted the work that has been carried out in his administration: “It has been an arduous work that we have done to put our province, its ten cantons and 45 parish councils, as national tourist destination, the fact that we have this meeting today is the result of the hard work we do ”, he mentioned.
Diego López, representative of the Go Raymi digital platform, showed his satisfaction when participating in ENTUR 2021: “I congratulate the Chimborazo Prefecture, its executives, the prefect, for this event dedicated to people who love tourism; Now that the reactivation of post-pandemic tourism is a reality, we are having fabulous workshops to update ourselves and activate ourselves in local and national tourism ”.
This was the first edition of the meeting of tour operators and entrepreneurs, it is estimated that the next edition of ENTUR will have an international scope, in order to activate new business rounds that boost the local and national economy, with the support of other countries.