Tulum, Q.R. — British Airways has expressed interest in the up-and-coming Tulum International Airport. The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, reported they expressed interested during a recent meeting in London.
Torruco Marqués is currently in London participating in the World Travel Market 2023. He says since being there, he has held a series of meetings with important tour operators and managers of airlines from Britain.
Torruco Marqués reported that on Tuesday, he met with Directors of British Airways who showed interest in the Felipe Ángeles International Airport, the Tulum International Airport and the Maya Train.
He said he met with Marc James, the Director of Destinations and Robbie Compion, the Director of Planning at British Airways, who expressed their interest in the Felipe Ángeles International Airport, and are also interested in the Tulum International Airport, as well as the Maya Train, projects that will contribute to diversifying tourism activity in the southeast of Mexico.
While he did not provide meeting or interest specifics, he did highlight the importance of the British tourism market to Mexico, reporting Brits as the fourth most arrived in the country and the fourth highest travel spenders globally, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).